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World Heroes (set 1)


World Heroes (c) 07/1992 Alpha Denshi.


Eight heroes from different time periods compete to thwart Geegus, the evil alien end boss! Includes an extremely fun and unique death match mode!


- TECHNICAL -


SNK Neo-Geo MVS hardware

Game ID : 0053


Main CPU : 68000 (@ 12 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM2610 (@ 8 Mhz)


Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 320 x 224 pixels

Screen refresh : 59.19 Hz

Palette colors : 4096


Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 3

=> [A] Punch, [B] Kick, [C] Throw


- TRIVIA -


Hanzou Hattori is based on the real Hanzo Hattori Musashige (just like Hanzo in "Samurai Shodown").

Kotaeo Fuuma is based on the real Kotaro Fuuma Nobuyuki (1581-1603).

Kim Dragon is Alpha Denshi's homage to Bruce Lee (1940-1973).

Janne d'arc is based on the real Jeanne d'Arc who was burned in 1431.

Rasputin is based on the real Gregoriy Yefimovich Rasputin (1869-1917)

Muscle Power is most likely based on the real Hulk Hogan (1953-20XX)

Jengis Carn is based on the real Genghis Khan (1162-1229)


The first World Heroes game is also the only game in the series where Kim Dragon is Chinese. He was then changed into a South Korean character for the rest of the World Heroes series.


- SERIES -


1. World Heroes (1992)

2. World Heroes 2 (1993)

3. World Heroes 2 Jet (1994)

4. World Heroes Perfect (1995)


- STAFF -


Producer and director : Kenji Sawatari

Planners : Kenji Sawatari, Kimitoshi Yokoo

Main programmers : TAT, Marbo (Toshi), Yuji Noguchi

System programmers : Eiji Fukatu, Makio Chiba, E-Chan

Sound programmer : Makio Chiba

Character designers : K. Hakamata, Takashi Hatono, Shinji Moriyama, Hideyuki Yamada, Sho No, Muneki Shiraishi, Kimitoshi Yokoo, Hajime Suzuki, Hiroyuki Toda, Akira Ushizawa, Hatsue Sakanishi, Katsue Matsuzaki, Rie Mori, Giga.S (R. Nakajima), Koji Fujita, Yasuyuki Sohara, Atsushi Kobayashi

Scroll designers : Kenichi Sakanishi, Takashi Egashira, Mitsunari Ishida

Music and sound effects composer : Hiroaki Shimizu, Hideki Yamamoto, Yuka Watanabe

Special Thanks : Yukio Gotoh, Tsutomu Maruyama, Shinichi Tamura, Mitsunari Ishida, Ryu Hiroyuki, Yuko Nishino, Masato Mitsuya, Hideki Miyakami (SNK), Koji Hamada (SNK), Hideki Fujii (SNK)


- PORTS -


* Consoles :

Nintendo Super Famicom (1993)

Sega Mega Drive (1994)

SNK Neo-Geo CD (1995)