Lost In Translation/Butasan

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Manufacturer NMK (Jaleco license)
Released 1987
8-way Joystick
2 Button(s)
Main CPU (3x) Z80 (@ 5.000 MHz)
Z80 (@ 5.000 MHz)
Sound CPU Mono
(2x) YM2203 (@ 1.500 MHz)
Raster (Horizontal)
256 x 240 pixels
54.00 Hz
768 Palette colours
Screens 1
ROM Info 18 ROMs
983,552 bytes (960.50 KiB)
MAME ID butasan

About The Game

Butasan has the player controlling a pig and blowing up other pigs. The simple gameplay is as tasty as a bacon sandwich! Vegetarians beware! :)


Releases in August 1987. Licensed to Jaleco.

The title of this game translates from Japanese as 'Mister Pig'.

Soundtrack releases :

Game Sound Jaleco -G.S.M. Jaleco 1- [Pony Canyon / Scitron D28B0003 - Aug 21, 1988]


Yousuke Maki
Tamio Makasato
Taeko Suzuki
Design & Planning
Maoko Magamime

Cabinet and Artwork


Commodore C64 (1988, "Psycho Pigs UXB")
Amstrad CPC (1988, "Psycho Pigs UXB")
Sinclair ZX Spectrum (1988, "Psycho Pigs UXB")
Sharp X68000 (1993, "Psycho Pigs UXB")

Soundtrack Releases

Album Name Catalogue No. Released Publisher Comments
Game Sound Jaleco -G.S.M. Jaleco 1- D28B-0003[1] 1988-08-21 Pony Canyon, Inc. CD version.
Game Sound Jaleco -G.S.M. Jaleco 1- 25P5-0003[2] 1988-08-21 Pony Canyon, Inc. Cassette version.
Game Sound Jaleco -G.S.M. Jaleco 1- C22B-0003[3] 1988-08-21 Pony Canyon, Inc. Vinyl version.

External Links


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.