Buster Bros. (Arcade)
Buster Bros. a.k.a. Pomping World a.k.a. Pang a.k.a. Loony Goony Pop-Balloony is an action game about popping evil balloons that are terrorizing the landmarks and cities of Earth.
And if you think that's some acerbic reinterpretation of the game's plot, it isn't.
The first message, from Masatsugu Shinohara, is stored in the main CPU at 0x10160 and is copied to RAM FAD0 to FB3F during the game's boot-up sequence.
MADE IN JAPAN. POMPING WORLD CAPCOM 1989. Programed By M.SHINOHARA
The second message, which translates to "Let's live according to our dreams" and was written by a currently unknown programmer, is stored after the credits text at 0x22C0E:
OMOINO MAMANI IKIYOO ... By M.K
There's an early looking Power Wire icon in the object graphics ROM that was thankfully redrawn. That thing does not look like a power-up.
SHOOT THE BALL FOR 15 COUNT !!
Apart from the different titles, the only noticeable difference is that Mitchell is missing from the North American credits sequence.
The Buster Bros. series
|Game Boy||Buster Brothers (Prototype)|
|SNES||Super Buster Bros.|