Cyvern - The Dragon Weapons

A 20-year-old Arcade Video Game by Kaneko

Cyvern - The Dragon Weapons screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

Information for the following ROM(s): cyvern cyvernj


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.
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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'.

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