Champion Wrestler

The Arcade Video Game PCB by Taito

Champion Wrestler screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

Information for the following ROM(s): champwr champwru champwrj

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Arcade Video Game PCB

Champion Wrestler © 1989 Taito Corporation.


Eight original wrestlers fight for glory, money and win the title belt of TWF circuit in a single or tag-team match.
Goodies for Champion Wrestler
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(members only)

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

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

Players: 2
Control: 8-Way Joystick
Buttons: 2
=> Punch, Kick

TRIVIA

Champion Wrestler was released in August 1989.

Rastan, the "Rastan Saga" hero appears in this game as Miracle Rastan.

Don't miss the funny pictures in win/lose screen :).

UPDATES

The US version is slightly different, it has the "Winners Don't Use Drugs" screen.

SERIES

PORTS

CONSOLES:
[JP] NEC PC-Engine (dec.14, 1990) "Champion Wrestler [Model TP02014]"
[JP] Sony PS2 (jan.25, 2007) "Taito Memories II Joukan [Model SLPM-66649]"

SOURCES
Game's ROMs.
Game's screenshots.
See goodies section.