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Kyukyoku Tiger

Released in 1987

Developer: Toaplan / Taito
Manufacturer: Toaplan / Taito
Distributor: Toaplan / Taito

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Game Summary

"Ultimate Tiger", the original version of Twin Cobra, sequel of Tiger Heli.

Hardware Info

Controls: 1 Joystick / Button(s)
Vertical-mounted Raster monitor
240 x 320 Resolution
Colors: 1792 Color

Additional Hardware Info (from Mame)

68000 cpu @ 7 Mhz
Z80 cpu @ 3 Mhz
320C10 cpu @ 3 Mhz
YM-3812 audio @ 3 Mhz

Hardware Platform

Toaplan Twin Cobra

Mame ROMs

ktiger, Kyukyoku Tiger (Japan)

Game Details

Pretty graphics, loads of enemies to take out, two player (alternating) gameplay makes this game one of the best shoot'em-ups ever. Differences to Twin Cobra (US/World version of the same game) are that when you die, you start a little bit behind whereas in Twin Cobra you just continue where you died. Ultimate Tiger also do not allow two player simultaneous play which made Twin Cobra the hit it became. The game was created by Toaplan for Taito as the sequel of Tiger Heli. Member Ratings / Comments

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