Air Inferno

The Arcade Video Game PCB by Taito

Air Inferno screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

Information for the following ROM(s): ainferno ainfernoj

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Arcade Video Game PCB

Air Inferno © 1990 Taito.


A helicopter rescue simulation game with quite good polygon-based graphics for its time.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

PICTURE :
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Air Inferno the  Arcade Video Game PCB
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(members only)
Cockpit cabinet dimension : 68'' (171cm) Wide x 38'' (95cm) Deep x 56'' (140cm) High. Weight : 130 kg
Simulator cabinet dimension : 84'' (211cm) Wide x 54'' (135,5cm) Deep x 71'' (178,5cm) High. Weight : 330 kg

Taito Air System hardware
Board Number : M4300186A
Prom Stickers : C45

Main CPU : Motorola 68000 (@ 12 Mhz), Zilog Z80 (@ 4 Mhz), TMS32025 (@ 24 Mhz)
Sound Chips : Yamaha YM2610 (@ 8 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal
Video resolution : 512 x 400 pixels
Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz
Palette Colors : 8192

Players : 2
Control : stick
Buttons : 7

TRIVIA

Air Inferno was released in June 1990.

Pony Canyon / Scitron released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Taito DJ Station : G.S.M. Taito 5 - PCCB-00037) on 21/08/1990.

UPDATES

The US version is slightly different :
* 'Winners Don't Use Drugs' screen added.
* New Color GFX.
* New weapons and missiles.

STAFF

Chief : Toshiaki Tsukano
Game design : Tsukasa Fujita

PORTS

CONSOLES:
Turbo Grafx 16 (1991)

COMPUTERS:
PC

SOURCES
Game's picture.
Game's ROMs.
Game's screenshot.