Skull Fang - Kuuga Gaiden

Arcade Video game published 25 years ago by Data East

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Listed and emulated in MAME.

Skull Fang - Kuuga Gaiden © 1996 Data East.

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Data East MLC System hardware

Main CPU : ARM (@ 7 Mhz)
Sound Chips : Yamaha YMZ280B (@ 14 Mhz)

Players : 2
Control : 8-way Joystick
Buttons : 4


Skull Fang was released in February 1996.

Soundtrack releases:
Data East Retro Game Music Collection - TEAM Entertainment [KDSD-00366] (July 21, 2010)

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* Special Mode (boss battle only) : on the scroll selection screen, hold UP then press B3(x5), B2(x3).

* Very Hard : on the scroll selection screen, hold Right then press B2(x4), B3, B2, B3, B2(x2).

* Hardest Mode : on the scroll selection screen, hold Left then press B2, B3(x2), B2, B3(x2), B2, B3(x3).

* Thrust : if you select a 'Fighter' type pilot, you can use Thrust by 'code input' during ingame action.
1) Back Thrust : Up, Left or Right, Down + B3 - Back attack.
2) Side Thrust : Right or Left, Down + B3 - Side attack.
3) Air Brake : Down(x2) + B3 - Temporary invincibility.
4) Hi-Ion Shield : Left, Right + B3 or Right, Left + B3 - B.Roll Power-Up.
5) SECRET : Down(x4), Up(x2), Down + B3 - Enabled rolling attack.


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Project Manager : Koji Jinbo
Project Leader : Minoru Sano
Software Design & Production Support : Wataru Iida, Ichikawa, Masaou Tomosawa
Hardware Design : Masao, Shingo Mitsui
Pixel Art Works : Hiroshi Tamawashi, Seiji Satoh, Yoshinari Kaihou, Tomoyuki Arakawa
Opening Movie Works : Hiroshi Tamawashi
Design Works : Hironori Kobayashi, Hiroshi Koga, Hiroshi Tamawashi
Sound Design : Hiroaki Yoshida (Maro) (Gamedelic)
Character Voice (Arts Vision) : Kan Tokumaru, Nobuyuki Hiyama, Isshin Chiba, Konami Yoshida, Michiko Neya
Character Voice (Data East) : Steve Miller
Market Research & Adviser : Makoto Nagao, Hitoshi Kitazume
Marketing & Promotion : S.P. Ohshima, Tomohiko Ebi, Yasuo Sogajima
Technical Support : Tomoo Adachi, Shinichi Suzuki
Character Voice Support : Arts Vision
English Support : Steve Miller
Planning & Direction : Hironoki Kobayashi


[JP] Sega Saturn (may.30, 1997) "Skull Fang - Kuuga Gaiden [Model T-1311G]"


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