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Blazing Star


Blazing Star (c) 01/1998 Yumekobo.


A beautiful horizontally scrolling shoot'em up.


- TECHNICAL -


SNK Neo-Geo MVS hardware

Game ID : 0239


Main CPU : 68000 (@ 12 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM2610 (@ 8 Mhz)


Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 320 x 224 pixels

Screen refresh : 59.19 Hz

Palette Colors : 4096


Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2

=> Ship name (pilot) > [A] Normal/Rapid/Charge attack, [B] Break attack

=> Hell Hound (Caster) > [A] 4 way shot/6 way shot/Deathflame, [B] Hell burst

=> Windina (Leefa) > [A] Wave/Tidal wave/3 way spread, [B] Homing

=> Aryustailm (JB) > [A] Laser/Lightning bolt/Sword, [B] Sword field

=> Peplos (Asayuki) > [A] 3 way shot/3 way fire/Holy flare, [B] Devil breath

=> Dino 135 (Naomi Y.) > [A] Shot/Rapidshot/Spreadshot, [B] Special scatter

=> Dino 246 (Kaoru Y.) > [A] Shot/Rapidshot/Chargeshot, [B] Bomber


- TRIVIA -


Blazing Star is Yumekobo's first game developed and released for the Neo-Geo MVS.


KAORU.Y (The last ship at the character selection screen) is the lead character from "Pulstar".


Part of the "Pulstar" / "R-Type" team also worked on Blazing Star (see Staff section for more information).


Pony Canyon / Scitron released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Blazing Star - PCCB-00306) on 18/03/1998.


- TIPS AND TRICKS -


* While choosing a ship in the select screen, press C+D for an extra color ship.


* Asayuki and its Peplos ship can't power-up with any items.


- STAFF -


Executive producers : Akio Inove, Nobuyuki Okude

Producer : Takaya ida

Sub. producer : Isamu yutani

Director : Michio Sato

Main programmer : Minoru Yoshida

Sub. programmer : Taka / M. Sakae

Chief designer : Tomonori Nagakubo

Designers : Kyou Yamanaka, Izumi Senou, Saki, Shotabira, Yumetard, Tatsuo Shioda

Character designer : Daikichi

Design helpers : Mayumi Takeuchi, Itsuo Iton, Mitsuo Takano, Masakazu Ishizaki

Sound designer : Yasuaki Fujita

Music composer : Harumi Fujita