A 17-year-old Arcade Video Game PCB by ESD
Emulated in MAME !
Information for the following ROM(s): firehawk firehawkv
Fire Hawk © 2001 ESD [Excellent Soft Design].
A vertical scrolling jet shoot them up, featuring both single & co-operative gameplay as well as a myriad of power ups. The players get to choose from 5 different jets each with it's own unique attributes & weapons. By collecting varies power ups during the missions the player's jet with be transformed into a stronger, more powerful version.
Main CPU : Motorola 68000 (@ 12 Mhz)
Sound CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)
Sound Chips : (2x) OKI6295 (@ 7.575 Khz)
Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 2
=> [A] Shoot, [B] Bomb
Fire Hawk was released in February 2001.
The jet selection screen music was ripped from the first stage music of the early SNK Neo-Geo MVS shoot-em-up game "Andro Dunos".
To enter test mode, hold on Button1 at boot up.