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Steel Gunner

Arcade Video game published 31 years ago by NAMCO

Steel Gunner screenshot

Listed and emulated in MAME.

Steel Gunner © 1991 Namco.

Some major trouble is brewing in the city of Neo Arc. A radical terrorist group known as S.T.U.R.M. is causing problems to the citizens of Neo Arc by kidnapping a well respected quantum physicist and his assistant in order to create an abominable war machine. However there's a ray of hope which come in the form of the police department's counter-terrorist force called Steel Gunner. Now the battle is set for it's up to both Steel Gunner Officers Cliff and Garcia to stop the seemingly merciless wrath of S.T.U.R.M. and its leader: Gatse Bernard

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TECHNICAL/MACHINE PICT.
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Namco System 2 hardware
Game ID : SN

Main CPU : (2x) Motorola 68000 (@ 12.288 Mhz), M6809 (@ 3.072 Mhz), HD63705 (@ 2.048 Mhz)
Sound Chips : C140 (@ 21.39 Khz), YM2151 (@ 3.57958 Mhz)

Players : 2
Control : lightgun
Buttons : 2

TRIVIA

Even if the title screen says 1990, Steel Gunner was released in March 1991 in Japan.

The name of the police force is the Neo Arc PD (Neo = 'NEW' Arc = i.e. Newark, New Jersey). A clever play on words.

Victor Entertainment released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Namco Video Game Graffiti Vol.7 - VICL-8004) on 01/05/1991.

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SERIES

1. Steel Gunner (1991)
2. Steel Gunner 2 (1992)

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