Butasan

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

Butasan screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Arcade Video Game PCB

Butasan © 1987 Jaleco.


Control a pig and blow up other pigs. The simple gameplay is as tasty as a bacon sandwich! Vegetarians beware! :)

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Main CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 5 Mhz)
Sound CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 5 Mhz)
Sound Chips : (2x) Yamaha YM2203 (@ 1.5 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal
Video resolution : 256 x 240 pixels
Screen refresh : 54.00 Hz
Palette colors : 768

Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 2

TRIVIA

Butasan was released in August 1987. Produced by Jaleco under license from NMK.

The title of this game translates from Japanese as 'Mister Pig'.

Soundtrack releases :
Game Sound Jaleco -G.S.M. Jaleco 1- [Pony Canyon / Scitron D28B0003 - Aug 21, 1988]

STAFF

Hardware : Yousuke Maki
Software : Tamio Makasato
Sound : Taeko Suzuki
Design & Planning : Maoko Magamime

PORTS

CONSOLES:
[JP] Sony PS4 [PSN] (mar.12, 2015) "Arcade Archives - Butasan [Model CUSA-01823]"
Sony PlayStation 4 [PSN] [US] (jul.14, 2015) "Arcade Archives - Buta San [Model CUSA-00991]"
Sony PlayStation 4 [PSN] [EU] [AU] (oct.6, 2015) "Arcade Archives - Buta san [Model CUSA-02660]"

COMPUTERS:
[US] Commodore C64 [EU] (1988) "Psycho Pigs UXB"
[EU] Amstrad CPC (1988) "Psycho Pigs UXB"
[EU] Sinclair ZX Spectrum (1988) "Psycho Pigs UXB"
[JP] Sharp X68000 (oct.29, 1993) "Psycho Pigs UXB"

SOURCES
Game's ROMs.
Game's screenshots.