Lost In Translation/Empire City : 1931

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Empire City : 1931
Empire City : 1931 marquee.
No screen shot.
Empire City : 1931 control panel.
Manufacturer Seibu Kaihatsu
Released 1986
8-way Joystick
2 Button(s)
Main CPU (3x) Z80 (@ 3.000 MHz)
Z80 (@ 3.000 MHz)
Sound CPU Mono
(2x) YM2203 (@ 1.500 MHz)
MSM5205 (@ 384.000 kHz)
Raster (Horizontal)
256 x 224 pixels
60.00 Hz
257 Palette colours
Screens 1
ROM Info 29 ROMs
665,600 bytes (650.00 KiB)
MAME ID empcity · empcityj · empcityu · stfight · stfighta

About The Game

Empire City : 1931 is an arcade video game, first-person shoot-em-up where you attempt to rid 1931 New York City of the dangerous criminal element.


Released in December 1986.

Licensed to Taito for Japan manufacture and distribution.

Empire City 1931 is known in Germany as "Street Fight".


  1. Empire City 1931 (1986)
  2. Dead Angle (1988)

Cabinet and Artwork


Nintendo Famicom (1987, "Magnum Kiki Ippatsu - Empire City : 1931")
Thomson TO8 (1987, "Prohibition")
Commodore C64 (1987, "Prohibition")
Sinclair ZX Spectrum (1987, "Prohibition")
Amstrad CPC (1987, "Prohibition") (64KB Cassette version)
Amstrad CPC (1987, "Prohibition") (128 ko Disk version - has better graphics)
PC [MS-DOS, 5.25"] (19??, "Prohibition")

Soundtrack Releases

Album Name Catalogue No. Released Publisher Comments
Taito Game Music 28XA-110[1] 1987-01-25 Alfa Records CD version.
Taito Game Music SCDC-00156[2] 2002-03-06 Scitron Digital Content Inc. CD version.
Taito Game Music ALC-22908[3] 1987-01-25 Alfa Records Cassette version.
Taito Game Music ALR-22908[4] 1987-01-25 Alfa Records Vinyl version.
Classic in Game Music - Legend Compilation Series SCDC-00463[5] 2005-09-21 Scitron Discs CD 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.