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Romset and name:
jigkmgri Jigoku Meguri (Japan, rev 1)
Short name:
Jigoku Meguri
Manufacturer:
Taito Corporation
Year:
Genre:
Platform
Category:
Platform / Shooter Scrolling
Serie:
-
Driver source:
taito/asuka.cpp
Language:
Japanese
Similar games:
Input / Controls
Players:
Up to 2 players (solo, 2 alternates)
Input:
Joystick 8 ways
Buttons / keys:
Coins:
Cabinet:
Cocktail, Upright
Free-play:
Not supported
Rankings
Average user rating:
AntoPISA BestGame:
-
MASH All-Time:
-
Video
Display:
320x224@60 Hz, CRT 15kHz
Orientation:
Horizontal
Scrolling:
Unknown
Colors:
-
CPU:
Motorola MC68000, NEC uPD78C11, Zilog Z80
Audio
Sound:
Audio chips:
Speaker, YM2610 OPNB
Romset
First release:
Mame 0.37b16 (0.52) released on jul-05 2001
Last release:
Mame 0.267 released on jun-30 2024
Clone of:
bonzeadv Bonze Adventure (World, rev 1)
Bios:
Not required
Use rom of:
-
Use sample of:
-
Previous romset:
None
New romset:
None
Files
Dump:
GOOD
Required files:
Status
OVERALL:
GOOD
Emulation:
Good
Graphic:
Good
Color:
Good
Sound:
Good
Cocktail:
Good
Protection:
Good
Save state:
Supported
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  • Arcade Video game published 36 years ago:

    Jigoku Meguri © 1988 Taito.

    Jigoku Meguri is a platform game where the player controls a monk. His weapons are bubbles of various colours which can be powered up until they become almost as large as the player. The monk battles snakes, giant eyeballs, ghosts and other enemy creatures.

    TECHNICAL
    Prom Stickers: B41

    Main CPU: Motorola 68000 (@ 8 Mhz), Zilog Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)
    Sound Chips: Yamaha YM2610 (@ 8 Mhz)

    Players: 2
    Control: 8-way joystick
    Buttons: 2

    TRIVIA
    Jigoku Meguri was released in June 1988 in Japan.

    The title of this game translates from Japanese as 'Hell Patrol'.

    This game is known outside Japan as "Bonze Adventure".

    The main character, Bonze Kackremboh, is a Buddhist monk whose main weapons are Buddhist prayer beads, called 'mala' beads. 'Bonze' is an English word denoting a Buddhist monk or priest. Kackremboh is his given name:). Emma, the lord of the underworld mentioned in the introduction screen, is Emma-O, the Japanese Buddhist god of the Underworld. Traditionally, Emma-O keeps track of a mortal's life and decides the punishment of those sent to the Underworld in accordance with Buddhist law.

    SCORING
    If you beat the final boss without transforming into a dragon you are awarded a 'fantastic bonus' of 200000 points.

    TIPS AND TRICKS
    • Items list
    Charm: Bonus points.
    Beads: Increases your shot frequency.
    Comma Bead: Increases your shot distance.
    Red Bead: Fire special attack.
    Green Bead: Explosive special attack.
    Purple Bead: Thunder special attack.
    Mirror: Temporary invincibility. It also allows you to break barriers.
    Bonze Doll: Extra life.
    Candle: Extra candles.
    Kannon Statue: Enables a shield to protect you from one hit.

    STAFF
    Game director: Yasumasa Sasabe
    Creaters: Crazy-Yoshikawa, Creamy Tetsu
    Creature designed by: Junji Yarita
    Game design director: Hidehiro Fujiwara
    Game designer: Kenshi Kaito
    Character designers: Yoshihiko Wakita, Tetsuo Kitagawa, Minori Ishino, Takako Kojima
    Hardware director: Takashi Ohara
    Art director: Hiroyasu Nagai
    Sound directed by: Hisayoshi Ogura
    Assistants: Yasuhisa Watanabe, Y. Ohashi, C. Ichikawa

    PORTS
    These are Japanese ports only. For ports released outside Japan, please see the non-Japanese version entry; "Bonze Adventure".

    • CONSOLES:
    [JP] NEC PC-Engine (aug.3, 1990) "Jigoku Meguri [Model TP02013]"
    [JP] Sony PS2 (jul.28, 2005) "Taito Memories Joukan [Model SLPM-66057]"

    CONTRIBUTE
    Edit this entry: https://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=1221&o=2
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