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Air Combat (Japan)


Air Combat (c) 1992 Namco.


A cockpit flying game from Namco that tries to simulate an F-16 like aircraft. The game mainly involves dog fighting and has three levels of play; Cadet, Captain and Ace.


- TECHNICAL -


Cabinet dimensions : 77,12'' (195,5cm) High x 110,62'' (279,4cm) Deep x 42,81'' (106,6cm)

Cabient weight : 1041 lbs (471.5 kg)


Namco System 21 hardware

Game ID : AC


Main CPU : (2x) 68000 (@ 12.288 Mhz), M6809 (@ 3.072 Mhz), HD63705 (@ 2.048 Mhz), (2x) TMS32025 (@ 24 Mhz)

Sound Chips : C140 (@ 32 Khz), YM2151 (@ 3.57958 Mhz)


Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 496 x 480 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette Colors : 32768


Players : 2

Control : Throttle lever, 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2


- TRIVIA -


Note : You never die in this game! Instead you eject from the aircraft giving you a non-violent ending.


Victor Entertainment released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Namco Video Game Graffiti Vol.10 - VICL-40097, 40098) on 16/12/1993.


- SERIES -


1. Air Combat (1992)

2. Air Combat 22 (1995)

3. Ace Combat (1996, Sony PlayStation)

4. Ace Combat 2 (1997, Sony PlayStation)

5. Ace Combat 3 - Electrosphere (2000, Sony PlayStation)

6. Ace Combat 04 - Shattered Skies (2001, Sony PlayStation 2)

7. Ace Combat 5 (Sony PlayStation 2)


- STAFF -


Music composition by : Hiroyuki Kawada


- PORTS -


* Consoles :

Sony PlayStation (1995)