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Pirate Ship Higemaru


Higemaru - Pirate Ship (c) 09/1984 Capcom.


- TECHNICAL -


Main CPU : Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)

Sound Chips : (2x) AY8910 (@ 1.5 Mhz)


Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 256 x 224 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette Colors : 32


Players : 2

Control : 4-way joystick

Buttons : 1


- TRIVIA -


This game features one of the first game soundtracks composed by Tamayo Kawamoto, who made also other Capcom 80's BGM. She now works at Taito : she's a member of Zuntata, the popular (well, in Japan) Taito band where she plays keyboards.


- SERIES -


1. Higemaru - Pirate Ship (1984)

2. Higemaru Makaijima - Nanatsu no Shima Daibouken (1987, Nintendo Famicom)


- STAFF -


Staff : Tokuro Fujiwara, Toshio Arima, T. Hara, Y. Maki, Ayano Mori, K. Kamimori, H. Fujinaka, Yoshiki Okamoto, R. Miyamoto

Music composed by : Tamayo Kawamoto


- PORTS -


* Consoles :

Sony PlayStation (1998, "Capcom Generation 3")

Sega Saturn (1998, "Capcom Generation 3")

Sony PlayStation 2 (2005, "Capcom Classics Collection")

Microsoft XBOX (2005, "Capcom Classics Collection")

Sony PSP (2006, "Capcom Classics Collection Reloaded")


* Computers :

MSX2