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Super Muscle Bomber: The International Blowout (Japan 940831)


Super Muscle Bomber - The International Blowout (c) 08/1994 Capcom.


Fourteen selectable wrestlers fight to win the belt in this cross over wrestling/2D fighting game.


- TECHNICAL -


Capcom Play System II hardware (CPS II)

Game ID : CP-S II No. 06


Main CPU : 68000 (@ 11.8 Mhz), Z80 (@ 8 Mhz)

Sound Chips : Q-Sound (@ 4 Mhz)


Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 384 x 224 pixels

Screen refresh : 59.63 Hz

Palette Colors : 4096


Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 6


- TRIVIA -


This game is known outside Japan as "Ring of Destruction - Slammasters II".


Hara Tetsuo, who designed the characters in the 'Muscle Bomber' games, is a popular manga artist in Japan. He is famous for his work on 'Hokuto no Ken' (aka 'Fist of the North Star').


Sony Music Entertainment released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Super Muscle Bomber Arcade Game Track - SRCL-2919) on 21/10/1994.


- UPDATES -


The names of several characters and the name of the game itself were changed in the non-Japanese "Ring of Destruction - Slammasters II" versions. These changes are not reflected in the Tokyo stage, however.

In this stage there is a jumbo monitor in the background which displays the original names of the characters who are fighting (in Japanese) and then displays the 'Super Muscle Bomber' logo. Below is a list of the name changes...

(Japanese name - Non-Japanese version name)

Alexei Zalazof - Biff Slamkovich 'The Rocking Ruskie'

Mysterious Budo - Great Oni

El Stinger - El Stingray

Sheep The Royal - Alexander 'The Grater'

Kimala The Bouncer - Jumbo 'Flap' Jack

Lucky Colt - Gunlock

Titan The Great - Titanic Tim

'Missing IQ' Gomes - King Rasta 'Mon'

Astro - The Scorpion


- SERIES -


1. Muscle Bomber - The Body Explosion (1993)

2. Muscle Bomber Duo - Heat Up Warriors (1993)

3. Super Muscle Bomber - The International Blowout (1994)


- STAFF -


Character designer & Illustration : Tetsuo Hara

Planner : Tomy Ari

Object designers : Ikusan Z, Imomushi, Kakkun, Yorio, Rikagon, K.Takechan, Hirohito, Kamamesi, Rumichan

Scroll designers : Ziggy, Miyao, Taka

Programmers : Kazuhito Nakai, Shaver, Tate, Raoh

Sound : Toshio Kajino, Shun, Isao Abe (Oyaji)

Assists : B G, Batayon, Hideo, Tora, Hin-Hans, PONTA, Hiroaki Kondo