Gigandes

The Arcade Video Game PCB by East Technology

Gigandes screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Arcade Video Game PCB

Gigandes © 1990 East Technology.


A horizontal shooter with a twist. If you die, you get to keep your weapons and power-ups, but at the beginning of each stage you lose everything.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Taito X System hardware

Main CPU : Motorola 68000 (@ 8 Mhz), Zilog Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)
Sound Chips : Yamaha YM2610 (@ 8 Mhz)

Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 3

TRIVIA

Even if the titlescreen says 1989 (development year), Gigandes was released in February 1990.

UPDATES

The Japanese version has a different level order.

SOURCES
Game's ROMs.
Game's screenshots.