Cadillacs and Dinosaurs (video game)
|Cadillacs and Dinosaurs|
Arcade flyer featuring (left to right): Mustapha Cairo, Jack Tenrec, Hannah Dundee and Mess O'Bradovich.
|Release date(s)||April 1993|
|Genre(s)||Beat 'em up|
|Mode(s)||Single player, 2-3 player Co-op|
|Arcade system||CP System + QSound|
|Display||Raster, 384 x 224 pixels (Horizontal), 4096 colors|
Cadillacs and Dinosaurs, released in Japan as Cadillacs Kyouryuu Shinseiki (キャディラックス 恐竜新世紀) is a 1993 arcade game by Capcom. It is a side-scrolling beat 'em up based on the comic book series Xenozoic Tales. The game was produced as a tie-in to the Cadillacs and Dinosaurs animated series which was aired during the same year the game was released.
Players select one of four characters: Jack Tenrec (balanced type), Hannah Dundee (skill type), Mustapha Cairo (speed type) or Mess O'Bradovich (power type), each with their own strengths and weaknesses, as well a unique attacks. Up to three players can play at once. Players guide their selected characters through eight stages, battling various enemies and bosses, ending with Dr. Simon Fessenden. The game's titular dinosaurs make appearances as neutral characters that may attack both player characters and enemies.
In Cadillacs and Dinosaurs the player has access to several attacks. Each character has two special moves including one that depletes a character's health upon contact with an enemy and When two or more players play together, they can trigger a team-attack. Players can also find and use firearms, throwing weapons such as rocks and explosives, as well melee weapons such as clubs.
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