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Gunbird (Korea)


Gunbird (c) 09/1994 Psikyo.


In this vertical shoot-'em-up, you have five selectable characters who fight the big army of pirates but this time to restore a magic mirror.


- TECHNICAL -


Main CPU : 68EC020 (@ 16 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM2610 (@ 8 Mhz)


Screen orientation : Vertical

Video resolution : 224 x 320 pixels

Screen refresh : 59.30 Hz

Palette colors : 4096


Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 3


- TRIVIA -


Marion also appears as a selectable character in another Psikyo's game : "Gunbarich".


Pony Canyon / Scitron released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Gunbird 2, Gunbird - SGCD-0003) on 04/12/1998.


Note : There are 20 different endings!


- TIPS AND TRICKS -


* Extra Features : If you hold Test Button + PL1 Button 1 during boot, you get extra options in the test menu. A level skip, BG test usually etc...


- SERIES -


1. Gunbird (1994)

2. Gunbird 2 (1998)


- STAFF -


Staff : Hirofumi Nakamura, Artmic, Jun-Ichi Niwa, Shin Nakamura, Rick Johnson, Hyoue Ogama, Wataru Yamazaki, Hideyuki Oda, Ikuda Yosida, Youko Tsukagoshi, Hiromi Tanegasima, Toshinori Sugita, Seiki Sato, Shiori Saito, Yusa Tarou

Music composed by : Masaki Izutani


- PORTS -


* Consoles :

Sega Saturn (1995)

Sony PlayStation (1995)

Sony PlayStation (1998, "Image Fight & X Multiply")

Sony PlayStation 2 (2004, "Gunbird 1&2")