Power Gate [Model PV1008]
Emulated in MAME !
Information for the following ROM(s): powergat
[CONSOLE] NEC PC-Engine Game
Power Gate © 1991 Pack-In-Video Company, Limited.
Pack-In-Video was not the most amazing publisher for the PC Engine system and here they are back with the horizontal shooter Power Gate. The player takes control of a high-tech fighter plane and fly through canyons, enemy cities and giant battle cruisers. The fighter plane starts with a simple and slow vulcan gun which can be upgraded during the game by destroying flashing enemies, often in the shape of planes or missiles. Other power-ups are also available, like ground bombs or energy-cells restoring one of your plane shield bar. However, your fighting plane can also carry a secondary weapon. There are six of them including Homing missiles, Napalm Bomb, 8-ways and even one interesting option which will mirror your plane and triple its fire-power. This secondary weapons are triggered using the other action button, they can be collected in the same way the other items are and can be stocked up.
Released on August 30, 1991 in Japan for 6200 Yen.
November 1991 - Consoles + N.2 [FR]: 35/100
Game's description by Laurent Kermel; http://www.videogameden.com