Air Buster - Trouble Specialty

The Arcade Video Game PCB by Kaneko Co., Ltd.

Air Buster - Trouble Specialty screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Arcade Video Game PCB

Air Buster - Trouble Specialty © 1990 Kaneko.


A horizontally scrolling shoot'em up game.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

PICTURE :
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Air Buster - Trouble Specialty the  Arcade Video Game PCB
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Main CPU : (3x) Z80 (@ 6 Mhz)
Sound Chips : YM2203 (@ 3 Mhz), OKI6295 (@ 3 Mhz)

Players : 2
Control : 8-Way Joystick
Buttons : 2
=> Shoot, Shoot

TRIVIA

Released in January 1990.
Licensed to Namco.

The second level of Air Buster was clearly the inspiration for the 3rd level of 'Turrican 2'.

Pony Canyon / Scitron released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Air Buster - PCCB-00025) on 21/04/1990.

STAFF

Software : S. Igarashi (To-y), H. Takeuchi (Tiny-Tomo)
Graphics : K. Matsuoka, N. Obana, T. Konakawa
Hardware : H. Mikami, H. Nagayoshi
Music composed by : Tatsuya Watanabe
Sound operate : S. Aizu
Test game : F. Komori, K. Niihara, T. Okamoto
Total coordinate : S. Igarashi (To-y)
General producer : Hiroshi Kaneko

PORTS

CONSOLES:
Nec PC Engine [JP] (1990, "Aero Blasters")
Sega Mega Drive (1991, "Aero Blasters")

SOURCES
Game's manual.
Game's picture.
Game's ROMs.
Game's screenshots.
See goodies section.