Fantasy Zone II - The Tears of Opa-Opa
Arcade Video game published 31 years ago by SEGA Enterprises
Listed and emulated in MAME !
Fantasy Zone II - The Tears of Opa-Opa © 1988 Sega.
Once again you control Opa-Opa, a pretty colored ship with wings on its side and must destroy the large creatures in each world before moving on to the next. Your task becomes difficult by other small creatures that happen to pass by. If you destroy a large creature, they will drop a dollar bill, which you can pick up and use at the shop to buy items and powerful weapons such as laser beams, x-way shots, and big wings. Another way to get money is to shoot certain kinds of enemies all in a row.
Runs on the Sega "System E" hardware.
Main CPU: Zilog Z80
Sound Chips: (2x) Texas Instruments SN76496
This is an enhanced adaptation of the Sega Master System game. It was released in 1988, a year after its console counterpart, and adapted for the arcade by Sunsoft, who also handled the Famicom ports of the Fantasy Zone games in Japan.
This version is very similar to the Sega Master System version on which it is based. The graphics and sound are seemingly identical, but a few changes have been made. There is a timer that forces the player to progress quickly through the stages, and counters that show which targets have been destroyed, like those in the first game. There are also new end-of-level scoring bonuses.