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Elevator Action II (Ver 2.2A 1995/02/20)

Elevator Action II (c) 02/1995 Taito.

Terrorists are on the loose and it is up to a special counter-terrorism squad to infiltrate their strongholds to snag information and terminate them before it's too late. Features excellent graphics and sound, three selectable characters, an expanded arsenal of weapons and an excellent challenge. Definitely improved over the last game and highly recommended for "Rolling Thunder" fans!


Taito F3 System hardware

Game ID : E02

Main CPU : 68EC020 (@ 16 Mhz)

Sound CPU : 68000 (@ 16 Mhz)

Sound Chips : ES5505 (@ 15.23805 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 320 x 232 pixels

Screen refresh : 58.97 Hz

Palette colors : 8192

Players : 4

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 4


This game is known outside US as "Elevator Action Returns".

The game forbids the initials 'SEX' on the high score table. If you try, it gets changed to 'AAA'.

Pony Canyon / Scitron released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Elevator Action Returns - PCCB-00186) on 21/07/1995.


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


1. Elevator Action (1983)

2. Elevator Action II (1995)

3. Elevator Action EX (2000, Nintendo Game Boy Color)


Game designers : Yusuke Tsuda, K. Terada

Programmers : Tkhc.03, Iromust, Nob, Y. Mori

Programming support : Komochi Yagi, A. Kurabayashi

Character designers : Masami Kikuchi, Makoto Fujita, T. Yoshiba, Tohru Kawaishi, Baw Baw, Y. Kajihara, M. Kamiya, Trd, Tsd, Yukiwo Ishikawa, Y.A.P

BGM composer : Yasuhisa Watanabe (Zuntata)

Sound effect by Zuntata : Ishikawa Babio (BABI), Munehiro Nakanishi, Kamaty

Designer : Toshiyuki Takenami

Hardware : Katsumi Kaneoka

Location test : M. Fukumoto, N. Omura, R. Matsuse, Piratsuka, T. Koike, Pasona, Alpha Star

Exective producer : Koichi Nakamura


* Consoles :

Microsoft XBOX (2006, "Taito Legends 2")

Sony PlayStation 2 (2006, "Taito Legends 2")

* Computers :

PC [CD-ROM] (2006, "Taito Legends 2")