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Ares No Tsubasa - The Legendary Soldiers Ares No Tsubasa - The Legendary Soldiers - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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Description

The game is a vertical/horizontal scrolling shoot-em-up where you fly a winged soldier over a Greek mythos style landscape. Shoot and bomb the attacking enemies. The game play switches between horizontal platform and flying levels.

Ares No Tsubasa - The Legendary Soldiers was produced by Capcom in 1986.

Capcom released 228 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1984. Capcom was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Capcom during the time period Ares No Tsubasa - The Legendary Soldiers was produced include: 1942 (PlayChoice), Commando, Exed Exes, Ghosts 'n Goblins, Gun Smoke, Tatakai No Banka, Side Arms - Hyper Dyne, Legendary Wings, Rush & Crash, and Speed Rumbler, The

Specs

Name Ares No Tsubasa - The Legendary Soldiers
Developer Capcom (Japan)
Year 1986
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 6911
Class Wide Release
Genre Scrolling Shooter
Monitor
Conversion Class Capcom Classic
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Joint
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
Controls
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - Fire|Bomb/Jump
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Play

You start out flying vertically and must avoid or shoot and bomb enemies. You will come to a giant face and will enter its mouth unless you stay to the extreme right or left edges of the screen. Once you have entered the mouth the game switches to a horizontally scrolling level where you must shoot on-coming enemies. During these levels you can both shoot and jump as you make your way towards the exit.

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Trivia

The title translates to "Wings Of Ares." Presumably, the wings were given to the soldiers by Ares, the Greek god of war.

Miscellaneous

This game is the Japanese version of Legendary Wings.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Ares No Tsubasa - The Legendary Soldiers Census

There are 14,831 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,505 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,882 machines (6,918 unique titles).

Scarce - There are 5 known instances of this machine owned by Ares No Tsubasa - The Legendary Soldiers collectors who are active members. Of these, 5 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list.

This game ranks a 2 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

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Technical

CPU: Z80
SOUND: YM-2203

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