Senjyo © 1983 Tehkan.
Senjyo is an arcade game developed in 1983 by Tehkan (now known as Tecmo). The gameplay involves the player controlling a fixed turret on a tank shooting oncoming alien enemies through a cross-hair target. A certain number of enemies must be destroyed to progress to the next stage. The original arcade cabinet was a cocktail table.
Main CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)
Sound CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 2 Mhz)
Sound Chips : (3x) Texas Instruments SN76496 (@ 2 Mhz), Custom (@ 2 Mhz)
Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 1
Released in November 1983 in Japan.
The title of this game translates from Japanese as 'Battlefield'.
According to an interview, Senjyo was the first game in which Shinichi 'Cheabow' Sakamoto debuted as music programmer.
Music by : Shinichi Sakamoto (Cheabow)
Sony PlayStation 2 (2004, "Tecmo Hit Parade")
Microsoft XBOX (2005, "Tecmo Classic Arcade")