Genshi-Tou 1930's

A 29-year-old Arcade Video Game by SNK

Genshi-Tou 1930

Emulated in MAME !

Information for the following ROM(s): gensitou


Genshi-Tou 1930's © 1989 SNK.

You are investigating the suspicious pre-historic islands, to find out why so many people who visited this place, have gone missing. You take control of a plane. While flying above the mysterious island you face many pre-historic animals as enemies. There are many Wild humans below on the ground as well, who try to catch onto your plane if you fly too low. Dinosaurs still exist!!


Game ID : A8003 'GT'

Main CPU : Motorola 68000 (@ 12 Mhz)
Sound CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)
Sound Chips : YM3812 (@ 4 Mhz), UPD7759 (@ 640 Khz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal
Video resolution : 256 x 224 pixels
Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz
Palette colors : 1024

Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 2
=> [A] Shoot, [B] Pod


Released in June 1989.

The title of this game translates from Japanese as 'Prehistoric Island 1930's'.

This game is known outside Japan as "Prehistoric Isle in 1930".


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