Bionic Commando

The Arcade PCB by Capcom Co., Ltd. (EXPORT VERSION)

Bionic Commando screenshot

Emulated in MAME !



Bionic Commando © 1987 Capcom.

Export version. For more information about the game itself, please see the original Japanese version entry; "Top Secret".


Bionic Commando the  Arcade PCB
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Bionic Commando was released in March 1987. It is known in Japan as "Top Secret".

In addition to the different title, Bionic Commando adds:
- The bonus life information that was not present on the original Japanese version.
- Player number information (not present in Japan)
- Weapon's icon below the player information.
- A new color palette for the second player character.
- The player keeps whatever gun they had in the previous stage (not in Japan)
- The Clear Bonus and Time Bonus are faster to display.
- Scoring changed.
- Many bug and graphics fixes.


1. Bionic Commando (1987)
2. Bionic Commando - Elite Forces (2000, Nintendo Game Boy Color)
3. Bionic Commando Rearmed (2008, Microsoft XBOX 360 [XBLA], Sony PlayStation 3 [PSN])
4. Bionic Commando (2009, XBOX 360, Sony PlayStation 3, PC DVD-ROM)
5. Bionic Commando Rearmed 2 (2011, Sony PlayStation 3 [PSN], Microsoft XBOX 360 [XBLA])


Here is a list of ports released outside Japan. For Japanese ports, please see the original Japanese version entry; "Top Secret".


Nintendo NES australia (1988) "Bionic Commando [Model NES-CM-AUS]"
Nintendo NES usa (dec.1988) "Bionic Commando [Model NES-CM-USA]"
Nintendo NES europe (oct.26, 1990) "Bionic Commando [Model NES-CM-EEC]"
Microsoft XBOX usa (sept.27, 2005) "Capcom Classics Collection"
Sony PlayStation 2 usa (sept.27, 2005) "Capcom Classics Collection [Model SLUS-21316]"
Microsoft XBOX europe (nov.18, 2005) "Capcom Classics Collection"
Sony PlayStation 2 europe (nov.18, 2005) "Capcom Classics Collection [Model SLES-53661]"


Nintendo Game Boy europe (1992) "Bionic Commando [Model DMG-BO]"
Nintendo Game Boy usa (oct.1992) "Bionic Commando[Model DMG-BO-USA]"
Sony PSP usa (mar.22, 2006) "Capcom Classics Collection Remixed [Model ULUS-10097]"
Sony PSP europe (jul.21, 2006) "Capcom Classics Collection Remixed [Model ULES-00347]"


Atari ST europe (1988)
Commodore Amiga usa (1988)
Commodore C64 usa europe (1988)
Sinclair ZX Spectrum europe (1988) by Go!
PC [MS-DOS, 5.25"] usa (1988)
Commodore Amiga europe (1988) "Amiga Gold Hits 1"
Amstrad CPC europe (1988)
Amstrad CPC europe (1989) by Kixx
Amstrad CPC europe (1989) "Coin-Op Hits"
Atari ST europe (1989) KlassiX
Commodore Amiga europe (1989) Kixx Collection 3
PC [MS-DOS] europe (1989) Kixx Collection 3

Game's ROM.
Machine's picture.

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