Sonic Wings Limited

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Sonic Wings Limited
Developer(s) Video System
Publisher(s) Video System
Distributor(s) Visco
Series Sonic Wings
Platform(s) Arcade
Release date(s) 1996-?
Genre(s) Shooter game
Mode(s) Up to 2 players simultaneously
Arcade system Video System PSX

Sonic Wings Limited is a port of Sonic Wings Special.

Game play[edit]

Fighters[edit]

There are 6 teams, 12 pilots, and 12 fighters in this game.

Team Currency Pilot Fighter
USA Dollar Mecha-Keaton F117N Sea Hawk
Captain Silver A-10 Thunderbolt II
Japan Yen Hien FS-X
Mao Mao F-15DJ Eagle
Russia Ruble Volk Ka-50 Hokum
Chaika & Pooshika IL-102 Stormovik II
NATO ECU Angela Rafale M
Cincia & Ellen F-14 Tomcat
Sweden Krona Kohful the Viking AJ-37 Viggen
T.B. A-10 F-104 StarFighter
P.K.F. Dollar Whity YF-23A
Lord River N. White AV-8 Harrier II Plus

Stages[edit]

There are 10 stages in the game, but only 7 are playable per game. After completing Stage 4, Stage 5 and 6 are chosen depending on player's performance. After completing Stage 6, one of Fight in Orbit, Another Dimension, or Mars becomes Stage 7, depending on player's performance.

In Fight in Orbit, Another Dimension, 1 of 2 different final bosses appear in the end. The actual boss is random?

If all lives are lost in Stage 7, continuing causes the game to start at the beginning of stage.

Endings[edit]

If one of the five last stage bosses is not defeated before it escapes, a boss-specific failure ending is shown.

A character-specific ending is shown if final Stage 7 boss is defeated. A stage-specific ending is shown.

Item system[edit]

After an item is revealed, the point value of the item increases the longer it stays on screen. The point value progresses at the sequence of 100, 200, 500, 1000, 2000, 4000, 10000 (maximum) points.

Hardware[edit]

The game runs on a Sony ZN-1 Jamma board (PlayStation Hardware for Arcade Usage). A hacked version including Sonic Wings Limited (Japan) and Aero Fighters Special (Taiwan) also runs on the Taito G-NET system using the Taito G-NET Modbios 2009.