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Lifeforce [Model GX587]

Export Arcade Video game published 35 years ago by Konami Industry

Lifeforce [Model GX587] screenshot

Listed and emulated in MAME.

Lifeforce © 1986 Konami Industry Company, Limited.

Export release. Game developed in Japan. See the original for more information; "Salamander".

it is just like the Japanese original, only with slightly different color palettes.

TECHNICAL/MACHINE PICT.
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Game ID : GX587

TRIVIA

Lifeforce was released in October 1986.

Jason Wilson holds the official record for Lifeforce with 526,800 points.

TIPS AND TRICKS

* Weapons:
1) Ripple Laser: Expanding loops of destruction.
2) Toothpaste Laser: Nice stripy death-ray, makes a cool noise.
3) Missile: Ground-following, fires up & down.
4) Multiple: Strange blob things that follow you around, they have whatever weapons your ship has.

SERIES

1. Nemesis (1985, ARC)
2. Gradius 2 (1987, MSX)
3. Vulcan Venture (1988, ARC)
4. Nemesis 3 - The Eve of Destruction (1988, MSX)
5. Gradius III - Densetsu Kara Shinwa-e (1989, ARC)
6. Nemesis '90 Kai (1993, X68K)
7. Solar Assault - Gradius (1997, ARC)
8. Solar Assault - Revised (1997, ARC)
9. Gradius Gaiden (1997, PSX)
10. Gradius IV - Fukkatsu (1999, ARC)
11. Gradius Galaxies [Model AGB-AGAE-USA] (2001, GBA)
12. Gradius V (2004, PS2)
13. Gradius Neo (2004, NTT DoCoMo i-mode Phones)
14. Gradius Neo Imperial (2005, NTT DoCoMo i-mode Phones)
15. Gradius Wide (2007, NTT DoCoMo i-mode Phones)
16. Gradius Rebirth (2008, WII)

PORTS

CONSOLES:
[US] Nintendo NES (aug.1988) "Life Force [Model NES-LF-USA]"
[EU] Nintendo NES (nov.22, 1989) "Life Force Salamander [Model NES-LF-EEC]"
[US] Sony PlayStation 4 [PSN] (mar.29, 2016) "Arcade Archives - Life Force [Model CUSA-03716]"
[EU] [AU] Sony PlayStation 4 [PSN] (apr.26, 2016) "Arcade Archives - Salamander [Model CUSA-]"

COMPUTERS:
[EU] MSX (dec.26, 1987) "Salamander [Model RC758]"
[US] [EU] Commodore C64 (1988)
[EU] Sinclair ZX Spectrum (1988)
[EU] Amstrad CPC (1988)

SOURCES

Game's ROM.
Game's picture.
Game's screenshots.