Argus (1986)

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Argus (1986)
Basic Information
Type(s)
Video Game
NMK
Jaleco
Shoot 'em up
Arcade and Family Computer
Retail Features
Gameplay-Single-player.pngGameplay-Co-op.png
Japan Japanese Release Date(s)
Arcade machines
January 1986

Family Computer
April 171986
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Argus is a vertically scrolling shoot 'em up arcade game developed by NMK in 1986, and published by Jaleco. One controls a fighter jet and shoot enemies in the air and on the ground, collect power-ups, and defeat bosses to advance in levels. One button is used to shoot missiles and the other is used to shoot a laser that shoots enemies and power-ups on the ground.

Arcade Specifications[edit | edit source]

Arcade Specifications
Physical Specifications
Cabinet Vertical
Technical Specifications
CPU Z80
Sound CPU Z80
Sound Chipset YM2203
Colors 896 colors
Display Raster
Resolution 224 x 256 pixels
Input 2 Buttons
Joystick 8-way Joystick


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