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Valkyrie No Densetsu (Japan)


Valkyrie no Densetsu (c) 04/1989 Namco.


- TECHNICAL -


Namco System 2 hardware

Game ID : WD


Main CPU : (2x) 68000 (@ 12.288 Mhz), M6809 (@ 3.072 Mhz), HD63705 (@ 2.048 Mhz)

Sound Chips : C140 (@ 21.39 Khz), YM2151 (@ 3.57958 Mhz)


Screen orientation : Vertical

Video resolution : 224 x 288 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.61 Hz

Palette colors : 8192


Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 3


- TRIVIA -


The title of this game translates from Japanese as 'Legend of the Valkyrie'.


Valkyrie makes cameo appearances in several other games:

- She is a hidden boss in "Tales of Eternia/Destiny 2" and the Valkyrie theme music plays in the dungeon

- She is a character in the Nintendo GBA spinoff "Tales of the World - Narakiri Dungeon 2".

- Valkyrie's photo also shows up in a blimp in the arcade title "Mach Breakers".

- Additionally, she appears in the strategy game Namco Super Wars for the Wonderswan

- Makes a star appearance in Monolith's Namco X Capcom, also a strategy game.

- She also appears in Marvel Land for the Arcade/Genesis.

- Cassandra, from "Soul Calibur 2", dresses up as Valkyrie in her third costume.

- Her theme song shows up up Taiko "Drum Master" as the latter half of the song Taiko March.


Victor Entertainment released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Valkyrie no densetsu : Namco Game Sound Express Vol.1 - VDR-14001) on 21/09/1989.


- TIPS AND TRICKS -


* Round Select :

1. Turn DIP-5 ON.

2. Press Button3 when 'Please Press 1P or 2P Button' screen is displayed after inserted credit.

3. A number is displayed in the screen (success !)

4. Select number by Button3+Right or Left


Code - Starting Round

0 or 1 - Round 1

2 or 9 - Round 2

3 or A - Round 3

4 or B - Round 4

5 or C - Round 5

6 or D - Round 6

7 or E - Round 7

8 or F - Round 8


NOTE : Round Select has several problems (Music stops until you enter a house, etc.).


- SERIES -


1. The Adventure of Valkyrie - The Legend of the Key of Time (1986, Nintendo Famicom)

2. Valkyrie no Densetsu (1989)

3. Xandra's Big Adventure - Meeting with Valkyrie (1992, Super Famicom)


- STAFF -


Staff : Spanky Usukura, Nam Nam, WanWan, Astron Ishii

Music composed by : Hiroyuki Kawada


- PORTS -


* Consoles :

NEC PC-Engine (1990)

Sony PlayStation (1997, "Namco Museum Vol.5")