As Mr. Heli in this horizontally scrolling shoot'em up, your mission is to rescue the planet. Clear 6 zones in all, including floating green islands, moving rock beds, underground clock towers, etc.! The incidents which occur one after another are all caused by the psychic power of the muddy. The enemies you encounter on your way are pretty tough. Keep sharp watch for them though they look cute. This is an exciting airfight game with the charm of a cartoon.
Irem M-72 system hardware
Main CPU : V30 (@ 8 Mhz)
Sound CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 3.579545 Mhz)
Sound Chips : Yamaha YM2151 (@ 3.579545 Mhz), DAC
Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 2
=> [A] Shoots right or left, [B] Missiles upward or Bombs on the ground
Mr. Heli no Daibouken was released in December 1987 in Japan.
The title of this game translates from Japanese as 'Mr. Heli's Great Adventure'.
Mr. Heli appears as an unlockable ship in the Sony PlayStation 2 game "R*Type Final".
Alfa Records released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (R*Type : Irem Game Music - 28XA-199) on January 25, 1988.
Power raising items : Purchasable only while it is flickering
200$ : Bomb on the ground
200$ : Destroys brick walls
300$ : Missile in the air
300$ : Raises your energy
400$ : Shoots right or left
500$ : Maximizes your energy
500$ : Barrier