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Gunblade NY - Special Air Assault Force

Arcade Video game published 29 years ago by SEGA Enterprises, Ltd.

Listed in MAME

Gunblade NY - Special Air Assault Force screenshot

Gunblade NY - Special Air Assault Force © 1995 Sega.

Gunblade NY is an eye-popping, chase-oriented, futuristic-style military gun shooting game that pits you as a sniper of sorts against a horde of crazy Android Terrorists who are causing nothing but trouble in a futuristic large city in the United States of America.

Gunblade NY was pretty popular at the arcades mainly because you can shoot down the enemy missiles and as you destroy the crazy androids, you are 'locked' through the android so that you can destroy them one at a time.


Runs on the Sega "Model 2B" hardware.

Cabinet Dimensions(m)
h 2.30 w 1.15 d 1.80

Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 4


Even if title screen says 1995, Gunblade NY was released in April 1996 in Japan.

The designers of this game actually went to New York to get the buildings and locations of the city exactly right, from Times Square to 5th Avenue to the United Nations building.


* Special Attacks : During the 3rd and 4th stages of the difficult course, shoot the androids feet to knock them in the water, they will blow up on contact. After you defeat the boss character in the third stage of the difficult course, he will run away. While he's retreating, shoot the oil drums and explosive boxes around him; if you do this the boss at he end of the fourth level will be partially destroyed when he appears.

* Multiple Endings : If you don't destroy the missile carrier truck at the end of the second stage in the difficult course, your superior officer will hit you. If you finish either course without continuing, a group of butterflies will fly by. If you pull on the machine gun levers during the ending scene on the easy course, a giant dragonfly will fly by. If you do this during the difficult course ending scene, a submarine or large shark will follow the ship.


Planner & Director : Makoto Yamamoto
Planner & Assistant director : Shinichi Ogasawara
Chef programmer : Kenji Tohma
Programmers : Masaaki Ito, Tetsuya Hamada
Chef designer : Kiyoshi Miyagi
Designers : Noriko Omizo, Sachio Hatayama, Kunio Watanabe, Megumi Matsuda, Minori Hisamatsu, Hiromi Ito, Shinsuke Miyamura
Sound : Naoki Tokiwa, Kentaro Koyama
Mechanical engineers : Tomoya Takasugi, Yasuo Ishikawa, Nariyuki Iwase, Toshiya Yamaguchi, Motohiko Higashiguchi
Electrical engineers : Tomoyuki Goto, Hiroki Koyama, Hideki Inoue
Cabinet designers : Yutaka Okumura, Yasunobu Komori, Minoru Matsuba, Hiroyuki Naito
Technical support : Kenji Watanabe
Voice actors & English coordination : Hisaki Nimiya, Rika Terashima
Publicity : Norimasa Yatsuzuka
Producer : Mie Kumagai
General manager : Hisao Oguchi


Nintendo Wii (2010) "Gunblade NY and LA Machine Guns - Arcade Hits"


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