Lost In Translation/Gunbird

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Gunbird control panel.
Manufacturer Psikyo
Released 1994
8-way Joystick
3 Button(s)
Main CPU 68EC020 (@ 16.000 MHz)
Z80 (@ 4.000 MHz)
Sound CPU Stereo
YM2610 (@ 8.000 MHz)
Raster (Vertical)
320 x 224 pixels
59.30 Hz
4,096 Palette colours
Screens 1
ROM Info 11 ROMs
11,927,552 bytes (11.38 MiB)
MAME ID gunbird · gunbirdj · gunbirdk

About The Game

Gunbird is an arcade video game shoot-em-up in which you have 5 selectable characters who fight a big army of pirates to restore a magic mirror.


Released in September 1994.

Marion also appears as a selectable character in another Psikyo's game : "Gunbarich".

Pony Canyon / Scitron released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Gunbird 2, Gunbird - SGCD-0003) on 04/12/1998.

Note : There are 20 different endings!

Tips and tricks

Extra Features

If you hold Test Button + PL1 Button 1 during boot, you get extra options in the test menu. A level skip, BG test usually etc...


  1. Gunbird (1994)
  2. Gunbird 2 (1998)


Hirofumi Nakamura
Jun-Ichi Niwa
Shin Nakamura
Rick Johnson
Hyoue Ogama
Wataru Yamazaki
Hideyuki Oda
Ikuda Yosida
Youko Tsukagoshi
Hiromi Tanegasima
Toshinori Sugita
Seiki Sato
Shiori Saito
Yusa Tarou
Music Composed By
Masaki Izutani

Cabinet and Artwork


Sega Saturn (1995)
Sony PlayStation (1995)
Sony PlayStation (1998, "Image Fight & X Multiply")
Sony PlayStation 2 (2004, "Gunbird 1 & 2")

Soundtrack Releases

Album Name Catalogue No. Released Publisher Comments
Gunbird & Gunbird 2 SGCD-0003[1] 1998-12-04 Scitron / Gamest CD version.
BLAST! - SHOOTING GAME SOUND OMNIBUS Vol.1 KDSD-00022[2] 2003-12-17 Team Entertainment CD version.
Psikyo Digital-Sound Collection 01 PDSC-9701[3] 1997-02-01 Psikyo 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.