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Alien vs. Predator (Japan 940520)


Alien vs. Predator (c) 05/1994 Capcom.


Two Space Marines and two Predators go after hordes of H.R. Giger's most fearsome creations! Each character has special projectile weapons in addition to the standard super moves.


- TECHNICAL -


Capcom Play System II hardware (CPS II)

Game ID : CP-S II No. 04


Main CPU : 68000 (@ 11.8 Mhz), Z80 (@ 8 Mhz)

Sound Chips : Q-Sound (@ 4 Mhz)


Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 384 x 224 pixels

Screen refresh : 59.63 Hz

Palette colors : 4096


Players : 3

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 3

=> [1] Attack, [2] Jump, [3] Weapon attack


- TRIVIA -


The game combines enemies from the two Twentieth Century Fox films entitled Alien and Predator. This is the first title to ever combine elements from two separate, non-related films into a single game.


Lieutenant Linn Kurosawa made a cameo appearance in the background of Ken's stage in "Street Fighter Alpha 2".


Chad Johnson holds the record for this game with 3,074,408 points.


This game is based on the Dark Horse comics : Aliens vs. Predator (1989-1990) (5 comics).


Comics published after the release of the game :

Aliens vs. Predator - Booty (1996) (1 comic)

Aliens vs. Predator - Eternal (1999) (4 comics)

Aliens vs. Predator - Xenogenesis (1999) (4 comics)

Aliens vs. Predator - Thrill of the Hunt (2004) (1 comic)


- UPDATES -


The US version is slightly different, it has the "Recycle It, Don't Trash It!" screen.


- TIPS AND TRICKS -


* Here are the 4 available characters and their statistics...

Predator Warrior : Speed 6 - Power 4 - Skill 5

Major D. Schaefer : Speed 2 - Power 8 - Skill 4

Lieutenant Linn Kurosawa : Speed 5 - Power 1 - Skill 8

Predator Hunter : Speed 6 - Power 5 - Skill 4


- STAFF -


Planner : Kame, Garuda Tetsu, Wda T

Programmer : Cham Cho Choy, Arikichi Kiyoko, Pon, Hard.Yas, Shinchan

Character designer : Hayashi, Yus, Shisui, Vlad T, Ban, Kawatori, Shige, Jun 26

Artist : Iwai, Hiroki Ohnishi (Ohnishi.H), Konishi.H, Norisaki Chie, Fukunoyan, Kisa, Angus

Music composer : Hideki Okugawa (Hideki Ok)

Sound designer : Toshio Kajino

Capcom USA support : David Winstead, Alex Jimerez