Point Blank

Arcade Video game published 27 years ago by NAMCO

Point Blank screenshot

Listed and emulated in MAME.

Point Blank © 1994 Namco.

A challenging light gun game where players can select from a variety of target practice mini games.

Many games require skill and accuracy, such as shooting cardboard cutouts of criminals, a one-shot chance at hitting a leaf, aiming for a specific toy from a shelf, and shooting at objects that move across the screen or rush towards the player.

Your 'judgement' is based on your shooting accuracy in some games, and others require you to hit a certain number of targets within the given time.

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Namco System NB-1 hardware
Game ID : GN

Main CPU : Motorola 68EC020 (@ 24.192 Mhz), M37702 (@ 16.128 Mhz)
Sound Chips : C352 (@ 16.128 Mhz)

Players : 2
Control : lightgun
Buttons : 1


Released in October 1994.

This game is known in Japan as "Gun Bullet".

Julian Hicks holds the official record for this game with 135,730 points.

Soundtrack releases :
Gun Bullet / Namco Game Sound Express Vol.22 [Victor Entertainment - VICL-15046 - Sep 21, 1995]

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1. Point Blank (1994)
2. Point Blank 2 (1999)
3. Point Blank 3 (2001)


Planning director : S. Tohyama
Game coordinator : Y. Kounoe
'Oyaji' programmer : Yasushi .O
Main programmer : S. Yamada
Programmer : Kenichi. T
CG designers : H.K, D. Onizuka
3-D designers : Shigemasa, Gonta
'Oyaji' Dotter : Norion5
Music & Sound FX : Takayuki Aihara, Ishikavan, Hiroto Sasaki (Saman)
Mechanical designers : Ohara, Inoue
System constructors : T. Inui, KJ-, Masayuki. K
Industrial designers : Tohru. Y, H. Shimane


Sony PlayStation (1998)
Sony PlayStation 2 (2002, "Gunvari Collection + Time Crisis")
Nintendo DS (2006, "Unou no Tatsujin Ganbare Trainer")


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