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Grid Seeker: Project Storm Hammer (Ver 1.3J)


Grid Seeker - Project Stormhammer (c) 1992 Taito.


It is August 1999. In the skies over the Middle East, the second Persian Gulf War has begun. The early half of the 90's, the Persian Gulf War breaks out in the Middle East and prolonged fighting rapidly increases the rate of destruction of the world's natural resources. In 1999 this develops into a state of crisis where the effects of the war have resulted in an absolute shortage of reserves. Mistaken policies have resulted in the nation of the Middle East, suffering from shortages since the time of the original Persian Gulf War, taking military action against neighboring nations in an attempt to assure a supply of resources for themselves. Those nations which have managed to escape the fighting once again form a Multinational Force. Using the technology gained from research which had been done for a new type of nuclear reactor, they succeed in developing and producing GRID - a Gyrodrive Reactive Intercept Device. This is the start of Project Storm Hammer.


- TECHNICAL -


Taito F3 System hardware

Prom Stickers : D40


Main CPU : 68EC020 (@ 16 Mhz)

Sound CPU : 68000 (@ 16 Mhz)

Sound Chips : ES5505 (@ 15.23805 Mhz)


Screen orientation : Vertical

Video resolution : 224 x 320 pixels

Screen refresh : 58.97 Hz

Palette colors : 8192


Players : 4

Control : Dial

Buttons : 4


- TRIVIA -


Pony Canyon / Scitron released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Grid Seeker - PCCB-00131) on 21/07/1993.


- UPDATES -


The US version is slightly different, it has the "Winners Don't Use Drugs" screen.


- STAFF -


Game designers : Tsukasa Ohshima, <3Nurse<3 Mizukami, Takafumi kaneko

Programmers : Takahiro Natani, Takafumi Kaneko, Mercury Hayashi, Jinji Tantou

Software : Shirou Yoshida, Youichi Sakai, Hiroyuki Minemura

Character designers : Tsukasa Ohshima, <3Nurse<3 Mizukami, Keppel Maekawa

Object art director : Lin Chinkai (Indy Chinkai)

Screen art directors : Takashi Yamada, Lin Hu-Man Gas

Graphic designers : Takashi Yamada, Kenji Hazama, Kouichi Kizato, Tamae Kisanuki, Natsuko Tsuji, Mari Fukusaki, Akiyoshi Takada, Lin Chinkai (Indy Chinkai), Space Creative, A-Wave, Visual Arts Production

Hardware engineer : Katsumi Kaneoka

Decorator : Toshiyuki Takenami

Sound directors (Zuntata) : Norihiro Furukawa, Naoto Ishita (YAG)

Producer : Toshiaki Kato


- PORTS -


* Consoles :

Sony PlayStation 2 (2005, "Taito Memories Vol. 1")

Microsoft XBOX (2006, "Taito Legends 2")

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


* Computers :

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