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Arcade Video game published 37 years ago by JALECO Co., Ltd.

Listed in MAME

Butasan screenshot

Butasan © 1987 Jaleco.

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


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


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

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

An English version was also found, although the English version still shows a "For Japan Only" warning all text was translated into English. The title was changed to "Pig's & Bomber's" in the English version although the title screen still shows Butasan (in Japanese) above it.

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


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


japan Sony PS4 [PSN] (mar.12, 2015) "Arcade Archives - Butasan [Model CUSA-01823]"
Sony PlayStation 4 [PSN] usa (jul.14, 2015) "Arcade Archives - Buta San [Model CUSA-00991]"
Sony PlayStation 4 [PSN] europe australia (oct.6, 2015) "Arcade Archives - Buta san [Model CUSA-02660]"

usa Commodore C64 europe (1988) "Psycho Pigs UXB"
europe Amstrad CPC (1988) "Psycho Pigs UXB"
europe Sinclair ZX Spectrum (1988) "Psycho Pigs UXB"
japan Sharp X68000 (oct.29, 1993) "Psycho Pigs UXB"


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Game's screenshots.