Lost In Translation/Battle Shark

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Battle Shark
Battle Shark marquee.
No screen shot.
Battle Shark control panel.
Manufacturer Taito America Corporation
Released 1989
Control
Method
Analog joystick
6 Button(s)
Main CPU (3x) 68000 (@ 12.000 MHz)
68000 (@ 12.000 MHz)
Sound CPU Stereo
YM2610 (@ 8.000 MHz)
Video
Details
Raster (Horizontal)
320 x 240 pixels
60.00 Hz
4,096 Palette colours
Screens 1
ROM Info 22 ROMs
5,835,264 bytes (5.56 MiB)
MAME ID bshark · bsharkj

About The Game

Battle Shark is a first-person shooter which has the player looking through a 'periscope' in order to destroy the enemies. This game features simulated damage whenever the player gets hit by either an enemy torpedo or a missile.

Additional Technical Information

USA model dimensions :

73inch (185,4cm) high

43inch (109,2cm) deep

27,5inch (69,8cm) wide.

Weight : 365 lbs.

Monitor : 20inch.

Taito Z System hardware

Trivia

Also released as :

"Battle Shark [Japan model]".

"Battle Shark [Europe model]".

Updates

This USA version is slightly different, it has the 'Winners Don't Use Drugs' screen.

Tips and tricks

  • Battle Shark has a compliment of torpedoes at the start of a level. Once these are depleted there is a short delay before they are replenished.
  • Increase the number of torpedoes Battle Shark can hold by defeating the end of level bosses.

Staff

Direction
Captain Imamura
Ichiro Fujisue
Game Design
Atsushi Yamamoto
Software
Ichiro Fujisue
Ghost Hashimoto
Takashi Kitabayashi
Naoya Kuroki
Takayuki Ishiwata
Art Design
Hisakazu Kato
Takayuki Ogawa
Tsuyoshi Sato
Ken' Ichi Imaeda
Animation 20
Mechanic
Osamu Wakayama
Seiji Doumi
Yasunori Hatsuda
Cabinet
Atsushi Iwaoka
Hardware
Eikichi Takahashi
Katsumi Kaneoka
Sound And Music (Zuntata)
Yasuko Yamada (Devil Yamada)
Hidehito Kitamaru

Cabinet and Artwork

Ports

Consoles 
Sony PlayStation 2 (2005, "Taito Legends")
Microsoft XBOX (2005, "Taito Legends") (US & Europe)
Sony PlayStation 2 (2007, "Taito Memories II Vol. 2")
Computers 
PC [MS Windows] (2005, "Taito Legends") (US & Europe)


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.