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Hishou Same Hishou Same - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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Description

A vertical scrolling shooter where you fly a biplane, like a Sopwith Camel, equipped with two cannons and smart bombs. You must fly from each runway to the next over jungle, sea and desert destroying tanks, planes and ships.

Hishou Same was produced by Taito in 1987.

Taito released 486 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1967. Taito was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Taito during the time period Hishou Same was produced include: Daikaiju No Gyakushu - Giant Monster Counterattack, Violent Shooting, Land Sea Air Squad, Great Gurianos, Inspiration Baseball, Arkanoid - Revenge Of Doh, Double Dragon, Dr. Toppel Tankentai, Flying Shark, and Kyuukyoku Tiger

Specs

Name Hishou Same
Developer Taito (Japan)
Year 1987
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8119
Class Wide Release
Genre Scrolling Shooter
Monitor
Conversion Class JAMMA
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
Controls
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - Fire|Bomb
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Play

A fairly standard vertical shoot-em-up with nice colorful graphics and natty music. Collect power-ups that add cannons to your weaponry. There are semi-Bosses near the end of the levels.

Hishou Same KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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Miscellaneous

This is the Japanese version of Flying Shark.

LICENSOR: Toaplan

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Hishou Same Census

There are 14,834 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,506 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,890 machines (6,918 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 11 known instances of this machine owned by Hishou Same collectors who are active members. Of these, 11 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 5 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]

Technical

CPU: 68000, Z80 and 320C10
SOUND: YM-3812

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