Waku Waku 7

The Video Game PCB by SUNSOFT

Waku Waku 7 screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Video Game PCB

Waku Waku 7 © 1996 Sunsoft.


A hilarious parody of different styles of anime and video games featuring seven selectable characters and a nasty end boss! It's worth playing for the dialogue alone.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

PICTURE :
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Waku Waku 7 the  Video Game PCB
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(members only)
Runs on the SNK "Neo-Geo MVS" hardware.
Game ID : 0225

Main CPU : Motorola 68000 (@ 12 Mhz)
Sound CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)
Sound Chips : Yamaha YM2610 (@ 8 Mhz)

Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 4
=> [A] Quick punch, [B] Quick kick, [C] Strong punch, [D] Strong kick

TRIVIA

Released in November 1996.

'Waku Waku' is Japanese onomatopoiea for sounds of excitement.

The bonus stage battle against Bonus Kun, the Shotokan punching bag, is a parody of Ryu and Ken of "Street Fighter" fame. Watch him imitate all of their best moves! It also appears that Bonus Kun's music stage is a parody of 'The Theme of Ryu', which is, as the name implies, the theme music for Ryu in "Street Fighter II - The World Warrior".

Pony Canyon released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Waku Waku 7 - PCCB-00215) on 21/08/1996.

TIPS AND TRICKS

• Reverse Title : accumulate 7 credits and the title will be reversed (77 too).

• Alternate Costume Colors : press B, C, or D when selecting a fighter on the character selection screen.

• Choose Black Color : on character selection screen, press Down+A+B+C+D simultaneously.

• Change Winning Mark : on character selection screen, press Left+Start simultaneously. If done right, a voice will be heard. Doing the code again changes the marks back to normal.

• Change CPU Character Color : on character selection screen, press Upperright+Start+A simultaneously.

• Widescreen Mode : on character selection screen, press Right+Start+C simultaneously.

• Arina Stage Song Lyrics : when fighting Arina, before 'Round 1' appears, press Start, then A+D.

PORTS

Consoles:


SNK Neo-Geo japan (dec.27, 1996) [Model NGH-225]
Sega Saturn japan (june.20, 1997) [Model T-1515G]
Sega Saturn japan (june.20, 1997) [Model T-1516G]
Sony PlayStation 2 japan (june.26, 2008, "Sunsoft Collection [Model SLPS-25849]")
Sony PlayStation 2 japan (june.18, 2009, "Sunsoft Collection [The Best] [Model SLPS-25936]")
Nintendo Wii japan (apr.27, 2010, "Virtual Console")

SOURCES
Game's ROM.
Machine's picture.

Page last modified on May 07, 2012