Lost In Translation/Air Inferno

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Air Inferno
Air Inferno marquee.
No screen shot.
Manufacturer Taito America Corporation
Released 1990
Analog joystick
6 Button(s)
Main CPU 68000 (@ 12.000 MHz)
Z80 (@ 4.000 MHz)
Sound CPU Mono
YM2610 (@ 8.000 MHz)
Raster (Horizontal)
512 x 400 pixels
60.00 Hz
8,192 Palette colours
Screens 1
ROM Info 35 ROMs
2,453,044 bytes (2.34 MiB)
MAME ID ainferno

About The Game

Air Inferno is an helicopter rescue simulation game with quite good polygon-based graphics for its time.


Pony Canyon / Scitron released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Taito DJ Station : G.S.M. Taito 5 - PCCB-00037) on 21/08/1990.


The US version is slightly different :

  • 'Winners Don't Use Drugs' screen added.
  • New Color GFX.
  • New weapons and missiles.


Toshiaki Tsukano
Game Design
Tsukasa Fujita

Cabinet and Artwork


Turbo Grafx 16 (1991)

Soundtrack Releases

Album Name Catalogue No. Released Publisher Comments
Taito DJ Station -G.S.M. Taito 5- PCCB-00037[1] 1990-08-21 Pony Canyon/Scitron CD version.


The contents of this page are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.
The sources used include MAME (version 0.113u2) and history.dat (revision 1.28 - 2008-10-18).
Please see http://www.arcade-history.com for credits.