Battle Shark [Japan model]

The Arcade Video Game PCB by Taito Corp.

Battle Shark [Japan model] screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Arcade Video Game PCB

Battle Shark © 1989 Taito.


Battle Shark is a first-person shooter which has the player looking through a 'periscope' in order to destroy the enemies. This game features simulated damage whenever the player gets hit by either an enemy torpedo or a missile.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

PICTURE :
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Battle Shark [Japan model] the  Arcade Video Game PCB
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[Japan model]

Dimensions :
185,5cm high
162cm deep
69,8cm wide.
Monitor : 25inch.

Taito Z System hardware
Board Number : K1100541A
Prom Stickers : C43

Main CPU : (2x) Motorola 68000 (@ 12 Mhz)
Sound Chips : Yamaha YM2610 (@ 8 Mhz)

Players : 1
Control : stick
Buttons : 6

TRIVIA

Even if title screen says 1989, Battle Shark was released in March 1990 in Japan.

Also released as :
"Battle Shark [USA model]"
"Battle Shark [Europe model]"

TIPS AND TRICKS

* Battle Shark has a compliment of torpedoes at the start of a level. Once these are depleted there is a short delay before they are replenished.

* Increase the number of torpedoes Battle Shark can hold by defeating the end of level bosses.

PORTS

CONSOLES:
[JP] Sony PS2 (mar.29, 2007) "Taito Memories II Gekan [Model SLPM-66713]"

SOURCES
Game's ROM.
Machine's picture.