Mr. Goemon

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Mr. Goemon
Mr. Goemon sales flyer.jpg
Developer(s)Konami
Publisher(s)Konami
SeriesGoemon
Platform(s)Arcade
Release
  • JP: May 1986
Genre(s)Platform
Mode(s)Up to 2 players, alternating turns
CabinetVertical
CPUZ80 (@ 3.072 Mhz)
SoundSound Chips : SN76496 (@ 1.536 Mhz)
DisplayRaster, 240 x 224 pixels, 32 colors

Mr. Goemon (Mr.五右衛門, Misutā Goemon) is a side-scrolling platform arcade game developed by Konami in 1986, based on Ishikawa Goemon, an outlaw in 16th-century Japan.[1][2][3] It's the first game in the Goemon series.

Gameplay[edit]

Enemies charge and grab the character, ending his life unless the player jostles the control stick to break free. Later enemies also have projectile weapons that the player must dodge.[4] They are defeated by throwing a found object at them or hitting them with an always-equipped pipe. Jumping on the enemies' heads will push them down a level or off the screen entirely. Levels feature either boss battles or a pile of gold bars at the end, worth various points depending on the level.[5]

Ports[edit]

Microsoft released Mr. Goemon for its Game Room service on the Xbox 360 and Games for Windows - LIVE in June 2010. Hamster Corporation released it for download on the PlayStation 4 in Japan on December 25, 2014 and in North America on September 22, 2015, under the Arcade Archives label.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mr. Goemon video game". ArcadeHistory.com. Retrieved 2010-07-14.
  2. ^ Game FAQ's
  3. ^ Arcade Museum
  4. ^ Hard Core Gaming
  5. ^ Online Arcade Games

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