Japanese arcade flyer of Dynamite Duke.
Seibu Kaihatsu (arcade)
Dynamite Duke (Japanese: ダイナマイトデューク Hepburn: Dainamaito Dūku?) is a 1989 action arcade game developed by Seibu Kaihatsu. It was later ported to the Master System, Mega Drive/Genesis and X68000. Being a Cabal-based shooter, it can be considered a follow-up to Seibu's Empire City: 1931 and Dead Angle.
The Double Dynamites
|The Double Dynamites|
|Mode(s)||Single player, multi-player (max 2)|
It is a version with simultaneous 2 player support. In addition, there are other changes:
- Life gauges are shown with visible bars, where Duke and bosses all have 11 bars or life.
- In English version, it is no longer possible to refill life bar by adding credits after completing Mission 1.
- With the exception of Mission 9, there are more enemies on screen, including boss battles.
- In high score entry screen, a countdown timer is shown.
A top scientist decides to utilise a secret formula to develop his very own army of evil mutant warriors, so he can become ruler of the world. It is up to Dynamite Duke: a man who is armed with a cybernetic arm along with a machine gun.
The Arcade version has 9 stages, while the Genesis version only has 6 stages.
Levi Buchanan of IGN rated the Genesis game a 5.0 (Meh) for a dismal value, 30 minutes of play value.
- "MD/GEN Release dates". GameFAQs. Retrieved 2008-02-13.
- Dynamite Duke Review - Horrible box art, horrible Genesis game.
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