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Cosmo Gang - The Video

Arcade Video game published 29 years ago by NAMCO

Cosmo Gang - The Video screenshot

Listed and emulated in MAME.

Cosmo Gang - The Video © 1992 Namco.

Defend against the Cosmo Gang baddies which enter in patterns and join an attack formation. Keep the baddies from stealing energy in the challenging stages.

TECHNICAL

Namco System 2 hardware
Game ID : CO

Main CPU : (2x) Motorola 68000 (@ 12.288 Mhz), M6809 (@ 3.072 Mhz), HD63705 (@ 2.048 Mhz)
Sound Chips : C140 (@ 21.39 Khz), YM2151 (@ 3.57958 Mhz)

Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 3

TRIVIA

Released in March 1992 in Japan (even if the titlescreen says 1991).

This is the video version of a popular novelty redemption game of the same name.

Victor Entertainment released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Cosmo Gang - The Video : Namco Game Sound Express Vol.8 - VICL-15018) on 24/03/1993.

UPDATES

The US version is slightly different :
* 'Winners Don't Use Drugs' screen added.

STAFF

Game designer : Kohji Kenjoh
Programmer : Shiohigaler Itoh
Original character designer : Fanchan
Visual : Tatsuya
Sound : Yoshie Arakawa

PORTS

CONSOLES:
Nintendo Super Famicom (1992) "Cosmo Gang - The Video [Model SHVC-CA]"

SOURCES

Game's ROM.