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Cliff Hanger

Cliff Hanger (c) 1983 Stern Electronics.

You are Cliff and your girlfriend Clarissa has been taken away by the evil Count Draco and will be forced to marry him unless Cliff can save her.


Main CPU : Z80

Sound Chips : Custom, Discrete circuitry

Palette colors : 16

Players : 2

Buttons : 2


This was Stern's first laser disk game.

Cliff Hanger uses animation from the Japanese manga series, Lupin III. Most of the animation came from 'Lupin III - Castle of Cagliostro' and a couple of scenes, including the helicopter chase and the hanging scene came from 'Lupin III - Mystery of Mamo'.

A Cliff Hanger machine was showed up at the 2003 classic arcade games show 'California Extreme', San Jose, California.