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Psycho-Nics Oscar (World revision 0)


Psycho-Nics Oscar (c) 08/1987 Data East.


- TECHNICAL -


Main CPU : (2x) HD6309 (@ 2 Mhz)

Sound CPU : M6502 (@ 1.5 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM2203 (@ 1.5 Mhz), YM3526 (@ 3 Mhz)


Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 256 x 240 pixels

Screen refresh : 58.00 Hz

Palette colors : 512


Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 3


- TRIVIA -


Game programmers used a Millennium 95085 Microsystem Emulator to program this game.


This game was the main inspiration for Turrican (one of the greatest games ever) according to Manfred Trenz, the original programmer.


Alfa Records released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Data East Game Music - 28XA-205) on 10/05/1988.


- STAFF -


Game designer : Akira Sakuma

Game programmers : Akira Sakuma, Satoshi Imamura

Assistant programmer : Takuya Haga

Hardware engineer : Kazud Shindzaki

Custom LSI designers : Iunichi Watanabe, Kenji Nishikawa

Graphic manager : Harumi Nomura

Enemy base designer : Katsundri Tsujimura

Graphics designers : Harumi Nomura, Yutaka Kaodoe, Backman, Masayuki Kawaguchi, Tomoo Adachi, Jun Matsuda

Music manager : Azuka Hara

Music composers : Azuka Hara, Hiroaki Yoshida, Tatsuya Kiuchi, Hitomi Komatsu

Project leader : Akira Sakuma