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Twin Eagle II - The Rescue Mission

Arcade Video game published 28 years ago by Seta

Twin Eagle II - The Rescue Mission screenshot

Listed and emulated in MAME.

Twin Eagle II - The Rescue Mission © 1994 Seta Company, Limited.

Twin Eagle II is a vertical scrolling shooter where one or two players pilot heavily armed helicopters through three stages with three areas each.

At the start of each stage, the players select their path of attack through the three areas. Areas with ground level enemies and targets are presented in a 3/4 isometric view, while areas with no ground targets feature scrolling landscape images. Players use their guns to attack flying enemy aircraft and bombs to attack ground targets such as tanks, rocket launchers and high-rise skyscrapers. If things get too hairy, the player can use a missile barrage to clear the screen of enemies and enemy firepower. Destroying some buildings reveal primary colored trucks which drop weapon power-ups and point items when destroyed. Each area features a boss at the end, which must be destroyed to advance past the area. The final stage features one additional boss before the end of the game.

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Seta SSV system

Main CPU : V60 (@ 16 Mhz)
Sound Chips : ES5506 (@ 16 Mhz)

Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 3

TRIVIA

Twin Eagle II was released in February 1994.

SERIES
STAFF

Programmers : Noboru Harada, Takashi Kitabayashi
Graphics designers : Kohzoh Igarashi, Katutoshi Hiruta, Shingo Aoyama
CG Designer : Yasuhiko Kikuchi
Hardware engineer : Masahiro Yamaguchi
Soundtrack : Opus Corp.
Executive producer : Jun Fujimoto

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