Ads were removed from the site on 2021-10-17. Updates to the site have commenced after a long hiatus. More to come.

Gyruss (ジャイラス)

Released in 1983

Developer: Konami
Manufacturer: Konami
Distributor: Konami

****.5 (3 total votes)

Gyruss marquee
game marquee

Game Summary

Space - fly through the solar system shooting enemies. Made by Konami and Centuri.

Hardware Info

Controls: 1 Joystick / Button(s)
Vertical-mounted Raster monitor
224 x 256 Resolution
Colors: 32 Color

Additional Hardware Info (from Mame)

Z80 cpu @ 3 Mhz
Z80 cpu @ 3 Mhz
I8039 cpu
AY-8910 audio @ 1 Mhz
AY-8910 audio @ 1 Mhz
AY-8910 audio @ 1 Mhz
AY-8910 audio @ 1 Mhz
AY-8910 audio @ 1 Mhz
DAC audio

Hardware Platform

Konami 6809 Based

Mame ROMs

gyruss, Gyruss (Konami)
gyrussce, Gyruss (Centuri)
venus, Venus

Game Details

Galaga meets Tempest meets Battlestar Galacta, in pseudo-3D.

Great music (Toccatta) and graphics, great game for the time, still plays.

Konami, released by Centuri (NA).

Gyruss control panel
control panel

Gyruss cabinet photo
cabinet photo
Gyruss title screen
title screen
Gyruss gameplay screen shot
gameplay screen
Gyruss promotional flyer
promotional flyer

"Maybe" Images

(fuzzy search, these MAY match the game, or they may not)

A 3/4 shot of a gyruss cabinet. Member Ratings / Comments

**** by kk. Comment: "Fun shooter, great music, try to get to earth!" 2000-07-26 11:33:29Z

***** by blackcape. Comment: "I played this game until my hands hurt. I want to play it now. Where can I get it , some help me!" 2004-12-13 18:18:38Z

***** by ThreeWarps. Comment: "My favorite game as a kid growing up...and now I have my own." 2005-08-27 20:49:23Z

comment on this game


Search the following for Gyruss

This game page was created 8/3/1998 12:00:00 AM and last updated 12/13/2021 6:38:28 AM