Garuka [Model GX890]
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Information for the following ROM(s): garuka
[ARCADE] Arcade Video Game PCB
Garuka © 1988 Konami.
A shoot'em up / action game.
Game ID : GX890
Main CPU : HD6309 (@ 3 Mhz)
Sound CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 3.579545 Mhz)
Sound Chips : Yamaha YM2151 (@ 3.579545 Mhz), Konami K007232 (@ 3.579545 Mhz)
Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 2
Garuka was released in September 1988 in Japan. It is is known outside Japan as "Devastators".
The kanji reads 'Ga Ru Ka' which means 'Starve current calamity'.
The portrait of the hero in the titlescreen proves that he is clearly a parody of Sylvester Stallone in 'Rambo'.
King Records released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Konami Game Music Collection Vol.0 - 276A-7708) on 21/07/1989.