Champion Wrestler © 1989 Taito Corporation.
Eight original wrestlers fight for glory and money. Win the title belt of the TWF circuit in a single or tag-team match.
Taito L System Hardware
Prom Stickers: C01
Main CPU: (2x) Zilog Z80 (@ 6 Mhz)
Sound CPU: Zilog Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)
Sound Chips: YM2203 (@ 3 Mhz), OKI MSM5205
Screen Orientation: Horizontal
Video Resolution: 320 x 224 Pixels.
Screen Refresh: 60.00 Hz
Palette Colors: 256
Control: 8-Way Joystick
=> Punch, Kick
Champion Wrestler was released in August 1989 in Japan and in December 1989 internationally.
Rastan, the "Rastan Saga" hero appears in this game as Miracle Rastan.
Don't miss the funny pictures in win/lose screen :).
The US version is slightly different, it has the "Winners Don't Use Drugs" screen.
1. Champion Wrestler (1989, Arcade)
2. Champion Wrestler - Jikkyou Raibu [Model SLPS-00237] (1996, PlayStation)
Director: Takeshi Murata
Progammers: Takeshi Murata, Tsui Kato, Creamy Tetsu, Takahisa Horimoto
Game Designers: Kenji Kaito, Hiroyuki Maekawa
Character Designers: Kenji Kaito, Minori Ishino, Makoto Fujita, Oolong Yamada, Noritaka Kawamoto, Kenji Hazama, Seiji Kawagishi, Kazumasa Fuseya, Minako Morimoto
Sound (Zuntata): Pochi, Hidehito Kitamura
Hardware Designer: Katsumi Kaneoka
Designer: Atsushi Iwaoka
Thanks: Junji Yarita, Toshio Kono, Tadashi Kushiro, Shinya Okuda
See goodies section.