Vulcan Venture [GX785]

The Arcade Video Game PCB by Konami Industry Co., Ltd. (EXPORT VERSION)

Vulcan Venture [GX785] screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Arcade Video Game PCB

Vulcan Venture © 1988 Konami.


Export release. Game developed in Japan. For more information about the game itself, please see the original Japanese release entry; "Gradius II - GOFER no Yabou [Model GX785]".

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Konami Twin 16 Hardware
Game ID : GX785

TRIVIA

Vulcan Venture was released in March 1988.

The main differences from the original Japanese are:
* Continue available.
* Different title screen.
* 'Option' is called 'Multiple'.
* 'Ripple Laser' is called 'Pulse Laser' in Vulcan Venture.

The game forbids the initials 'SEX' on the high score table. If you try, it gets changed to 'ASO'.

SERIES

1. Nemesis (1985)
2. Salamander (1986)
3. Gradius 2 (1987, MSX)
4. Vulcan Venture (1988)
5. Nemesis 3 - The Eve of Destruction (1988, MSX)
6. Gradius III - Densetsu Kara Shinwa-e (1989)
7. Nemesis '90 Kai (1993, Sharp X68000)
8. Salamander 2 (1996)
9. Solar Assault - Gradius (1997)
10. Solar Assault - Revised (1997)
11. Gradius Gaiden (1997, Sony PlayStation)
12. Gradius IV - Fukkatsu (1999)
13. Gradius Generation (2001, Nintendo Game Boy Advance)
14. Gradius V (2004, Sony PlayStation 2)
15. Gradius Neo (2004, NTT DoCoMo i-mode Phones)
16. Gradius Neo Imperial (2005, NTT DoCoMo i-mode Phones)
17. Gradius Wide (2007, NTT DoCoMo i-mode Phones)
18. Gradius Rebirth (2008, Nintendo Wii)

PORTS

CONSOLES:
Sony PlayStation 4 [PSN] [US] (jul.15, 2016) "Arcade Archives - Gradius II [Model CUSA-03723]"
Sony PlayStation 4 [PSN] [EU] [AU] (aug.23, 2016) "Arcade Archives - Vulcan Venture [Model CUSA-03940]"

SOURCES
Game's ROM.
Game's screenshots.