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Mr. Heli no Daibouken

Arcade Video game published 37 years ago by Irem Corp.

Listed in MAME

Mr. Heli no Daibouken screenshot

Mr. Heli no Daibouken © 1987 Irem.

As Mr. Heli in this horizontally scrolling shoot'em up, your mission is to rescue the planet. Clear 6 zones in all, including floating green islands, moving rock beds, underground clock towers, etc.! The incidents which occur one after another are all caused by the psychic power of the muddy. The enemies you encounter on your way are pretty tough. Keep sharp watch for them though they look cute. This is an exciting airfight game with the charm of a cartoon.

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Irem M-72 system hardware

Main CPU : V30 (@ 8 Mhz)
Sound CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 3.579545 Mhz)
Sound Chips : Yamaha YM2151 (@ 3.579545 Mhz), DAC

Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 2
=> [A] Shoots right or left, [B] Missiles upward or Bombs on the ground


Mr. Heli no Daibouken was released in December 1987 in Japan.

The title of this game translates from Japanese as 'Mr. Heli's Great Adventure'.

This game is known outside Japan as "Battle Chopper".

Mr. Heli appears as an unlockable ship in the Sony PlayStation 2 game "R*Type Final".

Alfa Records released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (R*Type : Irem Game Music - 28XA-199) on January 25, 1988.


* Power raising items : Purchasable only while it is flickering
200$ : Bomb on the ground
200$ : Destroys brick walls
300$ : Missile in the air
300$ : Raises your energy
400$ : Shoots right or left
500$ : Maximizes your energy
500$ : Barrier


japan NEC PC-Engine (dec.1, 1989) "Mr. Heli no Daibouken [Model IC01002]"
Nintendo Wii [Virtual Console] japan (mar.18, 2008) PC-Engine version


Game's ROM.