Arcade Video game published 30 years ago by NAMCO

Solvalou screenshot

Listed and emulated in MAME !

Solvalou (c) 1991 Namco.

A great sequel, with a first-person 3-D viewpoint.

You be once again the pilot of mighty combat aircraft 'Solvalou' this time under a first-person view, through the perspective of the pilot and armed with the classic weaponry the forward-firing gun for aerial targets, and the bombs to destroying ground-based targets.

Your pilot skills will be tested! destroy's all the air and ground enemies and dodge all his attacks, to reach the end and destroy the giant mothership 'Andor Genesis' to restore peace in the planet.


Namco System 21 hardware
Game ID : SV

Main CPU : (2x) Motorola 68000 (@ 12.288 Mhz), M6809 (@ 3.072 Mhz), HD63705 (@ 2.048 Mhz), (2x) TMS32025 (@ 24 Mhz)
Sound Chips : C140 (@ 32 Khz), YM2151 (@ 3.57958 Mhz)

Players : 1
Control : stick
Buttons : 4


Solvalou was released in December 1991 in Japan.

Victor Entertainment released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Namco Video Game Graffiti Vol.8 - VICL-8074) on April 21, 1993.


1. Xevious (1982, Arcade)
2. Super Xevious (1984, Arcade)
3. Vs. Super Xevious - Ganpu no Nazo (1986, Arcade)
4. Solvalou (1991, Arcade)
5. Xevious 3D/G (1995, Arcade)
6. Xevious Arrangement (1995, Arcade): part of "Namco Classics Collection Vol.1"
7. Xevious Resurrection (2010, PS3/PSN): part of "Namco Museum.comm"


Music composition by : Hiroyuki Kawada


[JP] Nintendo Wii [Virtual Console Arcade] (mar.26, 2009)


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