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Kaiketsu Yanchamaru (Japan)


Kaiketsu Yanchamaru (c) 1987 Irem.


- TECHNICAL -


Irem M-62 system hardware


Main CPU : Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)

Sound CPU : M6803 (@ 894.886 Khz)

Sound Chips : (2x) AY8910 (@ 894.886 Khz), (2x) MSM5205 (@ 384 Khz)


Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 384 x 256 pixels

Screen refresh : 55.00 Hz

Palette Colors : 512


Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2


- TRIVIA -


The title of this game translates from Japanese as 'Wonder Boy Yanchamaru'.


This game is known outside Japan as "Kid Niki - Radical Ninja".


Alfa Records released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (R-Type : Irem Game Music - 28XA-199) on 25/01/1988.


- UPDATES -


In "Kid Niki - Radical Ninja", Kid Niki has spiky hair and a little rat tail. In Kaiketsu Yanchamaru, Kid Niki has a more traditional Japanese haircut.


- SERIES -


1. Kaiketsu Yanchamaru (1987)

2. Kaiketsu Yanchamaru 2 - Karakuri Land (1991, Nintendo Famicom)

3. Kaiketsu Yanchamaru 3 - Taiketsu! Zouringen (1993, Nintendo Famicom)


- PORTS -


* Consoles :

Nintendo Game Boy (19??, "Gensou Yanchamaru")