Crazy Climber 2 © 1988 Nichibutsu.
Using 2 joysticks, the player climbs up the face of high-rise buildings, avoiding closing windows, falling objects, cranes, birds, laundry, gorillas, etc. Reach the top of the building and catch a ride on a helicopter over to next building.
Main CPU : Motorola 68000 (@ 8 Mhz)
Sound CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 3.072 Mhz)
Sound Chips : YM3812 (@ 4 Mhz), (2x) DAC
Screen orientation : Horizontal
Video resolution : 288 x 224 pixels
Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz
Palette colors : 2048
Players : 2
Control : Double 8-way joysticks
Crazy Climber 2 was released in December 1988. It was released in arcades in Japan only. Its only appearance outside of Japan was as part of the Arcade Archives series for the Sony PlayStation 4.
This game wasn't as good as the first Crazy Climber and Nihon Bussan didn't got the success they expected.
Pony Canyon / Scitron released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Armed F, Crazy Climber 2 - PCCB-00020) on February 21, 1990.
Sound composer : Takeshi Yoshida
[JP] Sony PS4 [PSN] (feb.26, 2015) "Arcade Archives - Crazy Climber 2 [Model CUSA-01822]"
Sony PlayStation 4 [PSN] [AS] (jul.30, 2015) "Arcade Archives - Crazy Climber 2"
Sony PlayStation 4 [PSN] [US] (oct.15, 2015) "Arcade Archives - Crazy Climber 2 [Model CUSA-00989]"
Sony PlayStation 4 [PSN] [EU] [AU] (jan.19, 2016) "Arcade Archives - Crazy Climber 2 [Model CUSA-02971]"
[JP] Sharp X68000 (aug.27, 1993) "Crazy Climber I & II"