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Senjou no Ookami II (Japan 900302)


Senjou no Ookami II (c) 03/1990 Capcom.


The US faces a grave crisis! The former president has been kidnapped by a group of revolutionaries while on a trip on Central Africa meant to promote world peace. Take control of three highly skilled anti-terrorist soldiers and venture through enemy lines to save the former president & annihilate the rebel army in the process. Features solid graphics & sound, plenty of weapons & vehicles to use and hulking bosses to defeat.


- TECHNICAL -


Capcom Play System hardware (CPS)

Game ID : CP-S No. 09


Main CPU : 68000 (@ 10 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 3.579545 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM2151 (@ 3.579545 Mhz), OKI6295 (@ 7.576 Khz)


Screen orientation : Vertical

Video resolution : 224 x 384 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 4096


Players : 3

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2


- TRIVIA -


The title of this game translates from Japanese as 'Wolf of the Battlefield II'.


This game is known in US as "Mercs".


Pony Canyon / Scitron released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (G.S.M. Capcom 3 - PCCB-00030) on 21/05/1990.


- TIPS AND TRICKS -


* At the end of stage 1, a large plane rises in front of the player. If you stand .25 to .5 inches up from the bottom of the cliff, and line up so your bullets will hit just to the right of the plane's center, it cannot hit you with its cannon. This takes practice.


- SERIES -


1. Senjou no Ookami (1985)

2. Senjou no Ookami II (1990)


- STAFF -


Chief designers : S. Okano, A. Kume, Kijima

Character designers : Hitoshi Nishio, T. Hayashi

Sound : M. Gotoh

Sound programmer : Y. Katayama

Programmers : M. Akahori, T. Ohta, Y. Matsui


- PORTS -


* Consoles :

Sega Mega Drive (1991) : The Mercs cartridge boots up as Senjou no Ookami II on a Japanese Mega Drive console, with a different title screen and game options.