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Gyrodine update.jpg
Title screen of the NES version of the game
Developer(s) Crux
Publisher(s) Taito
Platform(s) Arcade, Family Computer, MSX, PC-8801
Release Arcade
Genre(s) Scrolling shooter
Mode(s) Single-player

Gyrodine (ジャイロダイン, Jairodain) is a top-down vertical helicopter scrolling shooter for the Nintendo Entertainment System/Family Computer, MSX and arcade developed by Crux and published by Taito in 1984.

Controls (NES)[edit]

  • A button = Fire to the ground.
  • B button = Fire to the aerial target.
  • A + B button = Fire missiles to the target (it is possible to have an indirect hit to the enemy).

Note: The player cannot fire both guns at the same time.


  1. ^ "List of Famicom Titles". (Japanese)". Archived from the original on 2013-02-28. Retrieved 2012-11-18.

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