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Cosmo Gang the Video (US)


Cosmo Gang - The Video (c) 1991 Namco.


Defend against the Cosmo Gang baddies which enter in patterns and join an attack formation. Keep the baddies from stealing energy in the challenging stages.


- TECHNICAL -


Namco System 2 hardware

Game ID : CO


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

Sound Chips : C140 (@ 21.39 Khz), YM2151 (@ 3.57958 Mhz)


Screen orientation : Vertical

Video resolution : 224 x 288 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.61 Hz

Palette colors : 8192


Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 3


- TRIVIA -


This is the video version of a popular novelty redemption game of the same name.


A Cosmo Gang - The Video machine was shown at the 2003 classic arcade games show 'California Extreme' in San Jose, California.


Victor Entertainment released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Cosmo Gang - The Video : Namco Game Sound Express Vol.8 - VICL-15018) on 24/03/1993.


- UPDATES -


The US version is slightly different :

* 'Winners Don't Use Drugs' screen added.


- STAFF -


Game designer : Kohji Kenjoh

Programmer : Shiohigaler Itoh

Original character designer : Fanchan

Visual : Tatsuya

Sound : Yoshie Arakawa


- PORTS -


* Consoles :

Nintendo Super Famicom (1992)