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Garuka (Japan ver. W)


Garuka (c) 09/1988 Konami.


A shoot'em up / action game.


- TECHNICAL -


Game ID : GX890


Main CPU : HD6309 (@ 3 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 3.579545 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM2151 (@ 3.579545 Mhz), K007232 (@ 3.579545 Mhz)


Screen orientation : Vertical

Video resolution : 224 x 304 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette Colors : 256


Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2


- TRIVIA -


The kanji reads 'Ga Ru Ka' which means 'Starve current calamity'.


This game is known outside Japan as "Devastators".


The portrait of the hero in the titlescreen proves that he is clearly a parody of Sylvester Stallone in 'Rambo'.


King Records released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Konami Game Music Collection Vol.0 - 276A-7708) on 21/07/1989.