Gyrodine

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Gyrodine
Gyrodine update.jpg
NES title screen
Developer(s)Crux
Publisher(s)Taito
Platform(s)Arcade, NES, MSX, PC-8801
ReleaseArcade
NES
  • JP: March 3, 1986
Genre(s)Scrolling shooter
Mode(s)Single-player

Gyrodine (ジャイロダイン, Jairodain) is a top-down, vertically scrolling shooter developed by Crux and released in arcades by Taito in 1984. Ports to the Nintendo Entertainment System / Famicom and MSX followed. The player flies a helicopter that can shoot air and ground targets.

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Reception[edit]

In Japan, Game Machine listed Gyrodine on their August 1, 1984 issue as being the ninth most-successful table arcade unit of the year.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Game Machine's Best Hit Games 25 - テーブル型TVゲーム機 (Table Videos)". Game Machine (in Japanese). No. 241. Amusement Press, Inc. 1 August 1984. p. 27.

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