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Argus

Argus

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - April 17, 1986

Argus is a vertical shooter by Jaleco and conversion of an arcade game originally released in 1986. The players takes control of a space-fighter equipped with a front laser gun and ground bombs. Although the game features power-ups, they follow an unusual and unique formula - tiles on the ground must be destroyed in order to upgrade the main weapon or trigger special events. However, three of these tiles must be destroyed to activate such power-ups - B creates a temporary barrier around the ship,P upgrades the primary weapon and L gives the player an extra bonus at the end of each stage....

Arkista's Ring

Arkista's Ring

Nintendo Entertainment System - June 1, 1990

The Evil Shogun has stolen the ring of Arkista, plunging the Elven Kingdom into darkness and despair. Only one elf, Christine, is brave enough to take up the treacherous challenge to recover the stolen treasure. She must fight, through towns, graveyards, and mazes crawling with hordes of monsters. Yet, with your help, can she make it to the infamous Ninja Dungeon?

Butasan

Butasan

Arcade - Released - December 1, 1987

Butasan (γΆγŸγ•γ‚“) (also known as Mr. Pig and Pig and Bombers) is a 1987 arcade game developed by NMK and Jaleco. The player controls a pig and the aim of the game is to blow up other pigs by throwing bombs at them. The bombs are randomly spawned across the map and can be picked up and thrown at the other pigs. The bombs are given a number between 5 and 30; when the bomb is thrown it takes that number of seconds to explode. Bombs which directly hit pigs explode on contact. Various power ups are available throughout the game such as gas that makes all other characters fall asleep. A bonus...

Desert War

Desert War

Arcade - Released - 1995

A vertically scrolling helicopter battle game where the mission is to rescue the prisoners of war from enemy battlefields.

GunNail

GunNail

Arcade - Released - January 1, 1993

GunNail is a vertically scrolling shoot 'em up produced by NMK and Tecmo in 1993. The player controls a spaceship which can be equipped with straight, spread, or homing lasers. The game has a high difficulty curve, as all power-ups are lost upon death and the colorful sprites and screen effects make enemy projectiles difficult to avoid.

Hacha Mecha Fighter

Hacha Mecha Fighter

Arcade - Released - 1991

Hacha Mecha Fighter is a small Japanese shmup similar to games like Cloud Master and Fantasy Zone . You control a cute little teddy bear flying a tiny plane and your mission will consist of crossing infested levels of enemies. Bunnies, ducklings and other very cute creatures get your way, and you must destroy them before they destroy you.

Ninja Crusaders

Ninja Crusaders

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 14, 1990

They struck without warning, wiping out the Earth's defenses in one master stroke. Cities were crushed, and the invading aliens showed no mercy! A small resistance force of Ninja, refusing to be conquered, still remained to fight the evil Inimicus. A daring plan was devised by the Ancient Ones to send out two special Ninja, and annihilate the alien threat once and for all!

Ninja Taro

Ninja Taro

Nintendo Game Boy - September 1, 1992

Ninja Taro is a Role-Playing game, developed by NMK and published by UPL, which was released in 1991.

P-47: The Freedom Fighter

P-47: The Freedom Fighter

NEC TurboGrafx-16 - Released - March 20, 1989

The P-47 was one of the toughest planes in use in World War 2, and this side-scrolling shoot 'em up puts you in control of one as you take on hordes of Nazis. 16-bit versions have a simultaneous 2-player mode, as well as the ability to wrap-around the game with increased difficulty up to 4 times. You are initially armed with a machine gun, but can also pick up bombs, spray missiles and multi-missiles by picking up the appropriate letter. Each weapon can be upgraded by picking up further tokens of the same type. Tokens offering extra lives and speed-ups are also on offer.

Psychic 5

Psychic 5

Arcade - Released - 1987

Psychic 5 was developed by NMK and published by Jaleco in 1987 Psychic 5 is a 2D action platformer game. It is the prequel to the Famicom game Esper Boukentai. You control one of five Espers, characters with psychic abilities, and have to maneuver through a total of 8 maze-like levels, finding and defeating Satan at the end of each. Players can jump and attack, or slow their descent in mid-air by hovering (holding up). Two Espers are available at the start, with the rest unlocked by finding and breaking Magic Jars. Each Esper has different attributes; for example, the large Bunta is slow,...

Rolan's Curse II

Rolan's Curse II

Nintendo Game Boy - Released - October 1, 1992

Rolan's Curse 2 is an Action Adventure game, developed by NMK and published by Sammy Studios, which was released in 1992.

Saboten Bombers

Saboten Bombers

Arcade - Released - 1992

Saboten Bombers was produced by Tecmo in 1992. A multi-level platform game where the player controls a cactus that has to dodge and defeat its enemies. You are a cactus that can jump, run and throw objects. There are many levels with several comedic enemies. This game was released in Japan only.

Saint Dragon

Saint Dragon

Arcade - 1989

Saint Dragon is a side-scrolling shoot 'em up in which the player controls the cyborg Saint Dragon, who has rebelled against the tyrannical Monster Cyborg army. Saint Dragon is initially armed with a plasma bolts and a fiery breath. By collecting tokens, the dragon's firepower can be upgraded with pulse torpedoes, a laser, bouncing bombs, ring lasers or a turret. Other tokens can upgrade the dragon's speed, weapon power, or initiate a "hyper" mode which endows maximum firepower and invulnerability. In addition, the dragon has an armoured tail which follows the player's movement, allowing it to...

Saiyuuki World

Saiyuuki World

Nintendo Entertainment System - November 11, 1988

Saiyuuki World is an Action game, developed by NMK and published by Jaleco Entertainment, which was released in Japan in 1988.

SD Keiji: Blader

SD Keiji: Blader

Nintendo Entertainment System - July 19, 1991

SD Keiji: Blader is a Role-Playing game, developed by NMK and published by Taito Corporation, which was released in Japan in 1991.

Super Spacefortress Macross II

Arcade - Released - 1993

In 1999, an alien ship crashes on South Atalia Island and makes the human race aware of other life in space. Ten years later, the ship is reconstructed and christened as the SDF-1 Macross. However, on the day of its maiden voyage, an alien race called the Zentraedi make their appearance on Earth, beginning the UN Spacy/Zentraedi war that would change the history of both races forever.

Thunder Dragon 2

Arcade - Released - 1993

Thunder Dragon 2 was produced by NMK in 1993. NMK released 7 different machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1991. Other machines made by NMK during the time period Thunder Dragon 2 was produced include Bomb Jack Twin, Zed Blade, Quiz Panicuru Fantasy, Double Dealer, Hacha Mecha Fighter, and Thunder Dragon. As in the original, you control a jet shooting at other jets.

Zed Blade

Zed Blade

Arcade - Released - 1994

Zed Blade is a side-scrolling shooter with a sci-fi theme. You and/or a friend must choose one of three characters to play as, each with different speeds at which they control their ships. Then select three weapons to use for the front and back of your ship. During play, you must travel to every planet in the solar system, and defeat the various enemy ships and the boss near the end of the planet. Your weapons can be upgraded during the battle, and you can also collect HyperBombs if you want to do maximum damage. The soundtrack is reminiscent of early 1990's "rave" music.

Zed Blade

Zed Blade

SNK Neo Geo AES - Unlicensed - January 1, 1994

Zed Blade is a side-scrolling shooter with a sci-fi theme. You and/or a friend must choose one of three characters to play as, each with different speeds at which they control their ships. Then select three weapons to use for the front and back of your ship. During play, you must travel to every planet in the solar system, and defeat the various enemy ships and the boss near the end of the planet. Your weapons can be upgraded during the battle, and you can also collect HyperBombs if you want to do maximum damage. The soundtrack is reminiscent of early 1990's "rave" music.

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