Kyuukyoku Tiger

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Kyuukyoku Tiger
System(s): PC Engine
Publisher: Taito
Developer(s) of original games: Toaplan
Original system(s): Arcade boards
Genre: Shoot-'em-up

Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
PC Engine
¥5,5005,500 TP01001
Non-NEC versions


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Kyuukyoku Tiger (究極タイガー) is a 1987 arcade vertical shoot-'em-up by Toaplan, with a PC Engine port released exclusively in Japan in 1989 by Taito. In the West, it is known as Twin Cobra.

Production credits

  • Designer: Noriyoshi.Innai
  • Musician: Tsukasa.Macco
  • Sub Programmer: Hayato.Kumatori
  • Main Programmer: Hiroyuki.Arai
In-game credits
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Magazine articles

Main article: Kyuukyoku Tiger/Magazine articles.

Physical scans

NEC Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
91 №1, p75[2]
65 №17, p12[3]
PC Engine
Based on
2 reviews

PC Engine, JP
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Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
PC Engine
CRC32 09509315
MD5 467c1ee6a921a3bbb4a94fc078f7353d
SHA-1 e062b7e1fe9fe04f9c29df38165e3a4eb867fe2d
256kB Card (JP)


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Kyuukyoku Tiger

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