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1943 Kai: Midway Kaisen (Japan)


1943 Kai - Midway Kaisen (c) 06/1988 Capcom.


A vertically scrolling shoot'em up.


- TECHNICAL -


Main CPU : Z80 (@ 6 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 3 Mhz)

Sound Chips : (2x) YM2203 (@ 1.5 Mhz)


Screen orientation : Vertical

Video resolution : 224 x 256 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 256


Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2


- TRIVIA -


The title of this game translates from Japanese as "1943 Modified - Midway Naval Battle".


This update of "1943 - The Battle of Midway" was only released to arcades in Japan; it was only released in the US to home systems (see Ports below).


Default High-score table ('Ranking best 5') :

1ST 200000 TAE

2ND 150000 YAM

3RD 100000 POO

4TH 70000 MR.

5TH 50000 BLB


Pony Canyon / Scitron released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (G.S.M. Capcom 1 - D28B0011) on 11/01/1989.


- UPDATES -


"1943 Kai - Midway Kaisen" has different graphics and gameplay and is slightly harder than "1943 - The Battle of Midway".


- TIPS AND TRICKS -


* Choose Your Weapon : Hold these buttons at the beginning of each stage to activate the weapon...

Stage 1 for a Shot Gun, press 1P side Right and 2P side Upright.

Stage 2 for a Laser, press 1P side Upleft and 2P side Down+B.

Stage 3 for a 3-way, press 1P side A and 2P side Upleft.

Stage 4 for a 3-way, press 1P side Downleft+A and 2P side Up+A.

Stage 5 for a Shell, press 1P side Left and 2P side Downright+A.

Stage 6 for a Laser, press 1P side Downleft+B and 2P side Upleft+A.

Stage 7 for a 3-way, press 1P side Down+A+B and 2P side B.

Stage 8 for a Laser, press 1P side Downleft+B and 2P side Down+A.

Stage 9 for a Shell, press 1P side Upleft+B and 2P side Downright+A+B.

Stage 10 for a 3-way, press 1P side Up+A and 2P side Upleft.


* Hint : If you see an icon shaped like a mountain, get it - it will give you the laser! (This bonus will not appear in every game, or at any particular level).


- SERIES -


1. 1942 (1984)

2. 1943 - The Battle of Midway (1987)

3. 1943 Kai - Midway Kaisen (1988)

4. 1941 - Counter Attack (1990)

5. 19XX - The War Against Destiny (1995)

6. 1944 - The Loop Master (2000)


- STAFF -


Designers : Noritaka Funamizu (Poo), Dechikun

Producer : Yoshiki Okamoto (Kikaji O.)

Character designers : Naoko Sato, Miki Chan, Kawamoyan, Aho no Sakata

Music & SFX : Yoshihiro Sakaguchi

Additional music : Junko Tamiya (stage 1-1), Manami Matsumae (stage 1-2), Harumi Fujita (stages 2-2 and 3-1)

Hardware : Punch Kubozoo, Jumbo Saito

Programming : BLBON


- PORTS -


* Consoles :

NEC PC-Engine (1991)

Sony PlayStation (1998, "Capcom Generation 1")

Sega Saturn (1998, "Capcom Generation 1")

Sony PlayStation 2 (2005, "Capcom Classics Collection")

Microsoft XBOX (2005, "Capcom Classics Collection")

Sony PSP (2006, "Capcom Classics Collection Reloaded")