Argus (video game)

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Box art of Argus
Box art of Argus
Developer(s) NMK
Publisher(s) NMK
Distributor(s) Jaleco
Composer(s) Shinichi Sakamoto
Platform(s) Arcade Game, Nintendo Famicom
Release date(s) 1986 (Arcade)
1986 (Nintendo Famicom)
Genre(s) Shooter game
Mode(s) Single-player, 2 player co-op
Cabinet Vertical
CPU Z80 @ 5MHz
Sound Sound CPU: Z80 @ 5MHz
Sound chip: YM2203 @ 1.5MHz
Display Raster, 224 x 256 pixels, 896 colors

Argus (アーガス Āgasu?) is a vertically scrolling shoot 'em up arcade game released by NMK in 1986, licensed to Jaleco. One controls a fighter jet and shoot enemies in the air and on the ground, collect power-ups, and defeat bosses to advance 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.

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