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Darkstalkers: The Night Warriors (Euro 940705)


Darkstalkers - The Night Warriors (c) 07/1994 Capcom.


A one-on-one fighting game featuring ten horror-themed characters, such as werewolves, mummies, vampires etc. After defeating the nine standard opponents, two 'boss' characters must then be beaten before the game is completed.


- TECHNICAL -


Capcom Play System II hardware (CPS II)

Game ID : CP-S II No. 05


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 : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 6

= > [1] LP, [2] MP, [3] HP

= > [4] LK, [5] MK, [6] HK


- TRIVIA -


This game is known in Japan as "Vampire - The Night Warriors".


Huitzil is the diminutive of 'Huitzilopochtli' (which means 'Blue Hummingbird on the Left'). He was the chief god of the great Aztec city Tenochtitlan and after his death became the Aztec god of the Sun and War.


Suleputer released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Vampire - The Night Warriors Arcade Game Track - SRCL-2969) on 07/09/1994.


A Darkstalkers unit appears in the 1995 movie 'The Net'.


- UPDATES -


The US version has the "Winners Don't Use Drugs" screen.


In the Japanese version :

* Jon Talbain is named 'Gallon'.

* Lord Raptor is named 'Zabel Zarock'.

* Rikuo is named 'Aulbath'.

* Huitzil is named 'Phobos'.


- TIPS AND TRICKS -


* Character Select In Attract Mode : In attract mode, when the computer is on the Character Select screen, it's possible to choose the characters with the 1p & 2p Start buttons.


* Alternate Costume Color : Highlight a fighter at the character selection screen and press Start.


* Hidden Tune : Beat the game with one credit, after inputting your name hold Down+LK+MK until the end credits appear. If done correctly, you'll be listening to the secret ending tune.


- SERIES -


1. Darkstalkers - The Night Warriors (1994)

2. Night Warriors - Darkstalkers' Revenge (1995)

3. Vampire Savior - The Lord of Vampire (1997)

4. Vampire Hunter 2 - Darkstalkers' Revenge (1997)

5. Vampire Savior 2 - The Lord of Vampire (1997)

6. Darkstalkers 3 - Vampire Savior (1999, Sony PlayStation)

7. Darkstalkers Chronicles - The Chaos Tower (2005, Sony PSP)


- STAFF -


Planners : Junichi Ohno, Gyo, Jun Koike

Programmers : Atsushi Ohuchi, AKiyoshi Eshiro, Toshihiko Tsuji, Morimichi Suzuki, Hiroshi Inaba

Object designers : Kurisan, Hiroshi Shibata, Keiko Kitayama, Mizuho Kageyama, takashi Hayashi, Q, Toshikazu Matsumoto, Kimo Kimo, Who, Tohru Takaoko, Mizupyon

Scroll designers : Yuki Kyotani, Kaori Matsumoto, Hiroyuki Imahori, Akemi Isoe, Tamayo Takeo, Miyuki Hongoh, Saru

Sound designers : Toshio Kajino (1970.2.25), Tomuyuki Kawakami (T.K NY) (1971.8.31)

Music composers : Takayuki Iwai (Anarchy Takapon) (1969.11.19), Hideki Okugawa (Hideki.OK) (1970.3.28)


* Voice Actors :

Demitri : Nobuyuki Hiyama

Jon Talbain, Lord Raptor, Rikuo : Yuuji Ueda

Morrigan : Yayoi Jinguji

Felicia : Kae Araki

Sasquatch, Bishamon, Anakaris, Victor, Narration : Kan Tokumaru


- PORTS -


* Consoles :

Sony PlayStation (1996)

Sony PlayStation 2 (2005, "Vampire Darkstalker's Collection")