Lost In Translation/Super Pang

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Super Pang
Super Pang marquee.
No screen shot.
Super Pang control panel.
Manufacturer Mitchell
Released 1990
Control
Method
8-way Joystick
2 Button(s)
Main CPU Z80 (@ 8.000 MHz)
Sound CPU Mono
OKI6295 (@ 990.000 kHz)
YM2413 (@ 4.000 MHz)
Video
Details
Raster (Horizontal)
384 x 240 pixels
60.00 Hz
2,048 Palette colours
Screens 1
ROM Info 10 ROMs
1,212,416 bytes (1.16 MiB)
MAME ID spang · sbbros · spangj

About The Game

Super Pang is an arcade video game where players use a harpoon gun to burst a number of large, bouncing balls. when hit, each ball breaks down into smaller balls. A sequel to the 1989 original which, while not adding anything particularly new, retains the superb playability of its predecessor.

Trivia

Released in September 1990.

This game was also released by Capcom for US as "Super Buster Bros.".

The game forbids the initials 'SEX' on the high score table. If you try, it gets changed it to '???'.

Tips and tricks

Stage Select On Tour Mode

Select Tour mode. Hold down the joystick and press fire button.

Win 500 Points In Panic Mode

Hold down the joystick and 500 points will be added to your score every few seconds.

Win 100,000 Points In Panic Mode

If you go without shooting anything for the amount of time it takes for the background song to repeat, you will automatically get 100.000 points, but the speed of the balls will suddenly become extremely fast.

Series

  1. Pang (1989)
  2. Super Pang (1990)
  3. Pang! 3 (1995)
  4. Mighty! Pang (2000)

Staff

Planners
Uda
Futoshi Kuwahara
Designers
Kurihara
Furukawa
Programmers
Shinohara
Nakai
Composer
Takaoka

Cabinet and Artwork

Ports

Consoles 
Nintendo Super Famicom (1992)
Sony PlayStation (1997, "Super Pang Collection")
Sony PSP (2006, "Capcom Puzzle World")

Soundtrack Releases

Album Name Catalogue No. Released Publisher Comments
Super Famicom Magazine Volume 5 - New Game Sound Museum TIM-SFC05[1] 1992-01-01 Tokuma Shoten Publishing CD version.

References

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.