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Senjyo - MSX

Publisher:Sony Computer Entertainment  ?              No-Intro:Senjyo
Developer:Tehkan Ltd.  ?              GoodName:Senjyo
Year:1984              TOSEC:Senjyo
Category:Shooter              MAME:N/A
Game Manual:N/A              Game Music:N/A

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Also on: Arcade, MSX 2


In game image of Senjyo on the MSX.
In Game
Title screen of Senjyo on the MSX.
Title Screen
Box cover for Senjyo on the MSX.
Cartridge artwork for Senjyo on the MSX.
Advert for Senjyo on the MSX.
(Arcade Version)

This is the MSX 1 port of the arcade game of same name released by Tecmo in 1983. This is not a bad port at all considering that it's a simple 16kb cartridge. It's a point-defense gameplay type and the enemies use the terrain for their advantage - hiding behind hills and such - quite an impressive feature back in 1983 I believe.

Senjyo was released recently in the Xbox 360 in its original arcade form, in a compilation called Tecmo Arcade Classics.

In 1985, another game developer, the famous Sega company, released a game in this style, but IMHO vastly superior, called '99 The Last War (or Repulse), this unfortunately never had an MSX port as far as I know.

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