Side Arms

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Side Arms
PC Engine
NEC Avenue
Radiance Software
System(s): PC Engine, TurboGrafx-16
Genre: Shoot-'em-Up

Release Date RRP Code
PC Engine
¥5,400 H54G-1004

$? RTGX10001


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Side Arms, known as Hyper Dyne Side Arms in Japan, is a shoot-'em-up game for the PC Engine and TurboGrafx-16.

An updated CD-ROM² version exists as Hyper Dyne Side Arms Special.

Production credits

  • Directed by: Yoshito Itoh
  • Character Designed by: Susumu Ueda
  • Scroll Designed By: Susumu Ueda, Naoe Nonomura
  • Music Composed by: Takashi Tateishi
  • Programmed by: Yoshito Itoh
  • And Special Thanks To: Akira Yasuda, Masayuki Akahori, Atsushi Kakuta, Yuki Kyoutani, Miki Kijima, Toshifumi Ohnishi, Yoshinori Takenaka, Hajime Tosada, Tadakatsu Makiuchi, Koji Yoshida, Yoshiki Okamoto
  • Presented by: NEC Avenue
  • Licensed by: Capcom
The End
Source: In-game credits (JP)

Magazine articles

Main article: Side Arms/Magazine articles.

Physical scans


PC Engine version

PC Engine, JP

SideArms PCE HuCard JP Manual.pdf

TurboGrafx-16 version

TurboGrafx-16, US
SideArms TG16 US Box Back.jpgNospine.pngSideArms TG16 US Box Front.jpg

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
PC Engine
CRC32 E5E7B8B7
MD5 C1E1D8E68B3F4B04990093A73D1AD77E
SHA-1 B732B3485BD8841D3571221170B04B7F699E9109
262,144 Card (JP)
PC Engine
CRC32 D1993C9F
MD5 A97B9AF7E814DEB4E4358A466E7CD3C2
SHA-1 773A372EF5EE599EBD6F048FDDB86739E255583E
262,144 Card (US)