Wonder Momo

The Arcade Video Game PCB by NAMCO

Wonder Momo screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

Information for the following ROM(s): wndrmomo

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Arcade Video Game PCB

Wonder Momo © 1987 Namco, Limited.


An excellent side-scrolling beat em up game.

We play with a beautiful teen actress named Momo, through various theater levels, she must face of all enemies from the 'Warudemon' Phantom Army, with kicks and double kicks and must pick up a tornado item to get the ability to turn into 'Wonder Momo' using his super suit that lets throw his 'Wonder hoop' and the powerful 'Wonder Typhoon'.

When you reach the end of each level, a boss appears and has to be defeated to unlock the next stage.
Goodies for Wonder Momo
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TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Namco System 86 hardware
Game ID : WM

Main CPU : (2x) M6809 (@ 1.536 Mhz), Hitachi HD63701 (@ 1.536 Mhz)
Sound Chips : Yamaha YM2151 (@ 3.57958 Mhz), Namco 8-channel WSG, Namco (@ 6 Mhz)

Players : 2
Control : 4-way joystick
Buttons : 2

TRIVIA

Wonder Momo was released in February 1987 in Japan and is Namco's last 8-bit game.

When the game is first started, players are treated to a parody of the MGM logo featuring Momo.

The sequel is starring by his daughter 'Momoko' a teen idol in a battle to save Tokyo city and the universe!

Here are the English translations for the stage names :
1. Terror! Monster Army!
2. The Riddle of the Blood-Sucking Flower
3. Aiming for a Schoolgirl
4. Transform! The Final Decisive Battle

Alfa Records released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Namco Game Music Volume 2 - 28XA-171) on August 25, 1987.

SERIES

1. Wonder Momo (1987)
2. Wonder Momo - Typhoon Booster (2014, Google Play)

STAFF

Music by : Kumio Yudate

PORTS

CONSOLES:
[JP] NEC PC-Engine (apr.21, 1989) "Wonder Momo [Model NC64001]"
[JP] Sony PlayStation (oct.30, 1997) "Namco Museum Encore [Model SLPS-01050]"
[JP] Sony PlayStation (oct.30, 1997) "Namco Museum Encore [Shokai Gentei Special Box] [Model SLPS-00765]"
[JP] Sony PlayStation (oct.28, 1999) "Namco Museum Encore [PlayStation the Best] [Model SLPS-91163]"
[JP] Nintendo Wii [Virtual Console Arcade] (june.16, 2009)
[JP] Nintendo Wii [Virtual Console] (feb.27, 2007) PC-Engine version

SOURCES
Game's ROM.