NEC, Hudson Soft
X68000, Game Boy
Broderbund, Tonkin House
|Programmer(s)||Manuel Constantinidis (original game)|
|Platform(s)||TurboGrafx-16, Game Boy, Sharp X68000|
|Release||JP:December 1990 NA: September 12th, 1991.|
|Mode(s)||Single-player, Two-player (Game Boy)|
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