Cyvern - The Dragon Weapons
Emulated in MAME !
Information for the following ROM(s): cyvern cyvernj
[ARCADE] Arcade Video Game PCB
Cyvern - The Dragon Weapons © 1998 Kaneko Company, Limited.
Take control of 3 artificially enhanced elemental dragons and battle against tons of enemy airships and hulking bosses in this excellent overhead shooter. Features awesome graphics & sound effects as well as responsive controls and a high level of challenge.
Kaneko Super Nova System Hardware
Main CPU : SH-2 (@ 28.638 Mhz)
Sound Chips : Yamaha YMZ280B (@ 16.66 Mhz)
Players : 2
Control : 8-Way Joystick
Buttons : 2
=> [A] Shoot / Banish, [B] Bomb
This game was shown at the 1998 AOU Amusement Expo show, in Japan. It was then released in April 1998 in Japan.
There is a 'Plus' upgrade for this game :
* You can modify each dragon with special abilities.
* There is a gauge during boss fights showing how much energy the boss has left now.
* Multiple endings
* If you have certain items, some bosses will change into their 'true boss form'.
Planners : Atsushi Kaneko
Soft : K. Minegishi
Designers : U-Zool
, Hiroki Narisawa
, Endo Chang
Sound : Katsuya Yoneda
Special Thanks : Iwao Horita