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U.N. Squadron

Average Rating: 7.53/10
Video Game Rank: 1395
SNES Rank: 49
Arcade Rank: 19
Amstrad CPC Rank: 14
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Primary Name
U.N. Squadron
Alternate Names
Area 88
エリア88
戰區88
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Minimum Players
1
Maximum Players
1
Release Date
1989-00-00
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U.N. Squadron
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English/European SNES edition
Rel Date: 1992-12-10
Publisher: Capcom
SNES
Developer: Capcom
Media: Cartridge
Region: Europe and Oceania
Rating: 
English
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U.N. Squadron
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North American SNES edition
Rel Date: 1991-09-00
Publisher: Capcom
SNES
Developer: Capcom
Media: Cartridge
Region: North America
Rating: 
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Area 88
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Japanese Super Famicom edition
Rel Date: 1991-07-26
Publisher: Capcom
SNES
Developer: Capcom
Media: Cartridge
Region: 
Rating: 
Japanese
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U.N. Squadron
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European Amstrad CPC edition
Rel Date: 1990-00-00
Publisher: U.S. Gold Ltd
Amstrad CPC
Developer: Capcom, U.S. Gold Ltd
Media: 3" Floppy Disk
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
English, French
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U.N. Squadron
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Spanish Amstrad CPC Cassette edition
Rel Date: 1990-00-00
Publisher: Erbe Software, S.A.
Amstrad CPC
Developer: Capcom, U.S. Gold Ltd
Media: Compact Cassette
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
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U.N. Squadron
Nick: 
Spanish Amstrad CPC Floppy Disk edition
Rel Date: 1990-00-00
Publisher: Erbe Software, S.A.
Amstrad CPC
Developer: Capcom, U.S. Gold Ltd
Media: 3" Floppy Disk
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
Spanish
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Area 88
Nick: 
Arcade edition
Rel Date: 1989-00-00
Publisher: Capcom
Arcade
Developer: Capcom
Media: 
Region: 
Rating: 
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User summary:

A horisontal scrolling shooter game first released for the arcades, based on Kaoru Shintani's comic book "Area 88". The player controls either Shin, Mick or Greg, their crafts have different abilities and speeds. Between each stage, you can buy weapons from the old man, for the money you've earned on each stage. Usually, the player has a choice between two or more stages to approach, but sometimes home base is attacked and the player has no choice but to enter the attacking force's stage.

The Super Famicon port features some changes to game play, and is by some considered to be superior to the arcade. Generally, Area 88 is considered to be one of the best shoot'em-ups for the SNES.

The US/EU release was renamed "U.N. Squadron". The publishers also changed the backdrop (from the original comic book) from being a dark, gritty story of scarred mercenaries who had had no choice but to abandon human feelings, to being a story of freedom fighters for the United Nations.

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Statistics
Video Game Rank: 1395
SNES Rank: 49
Arcade Rank: 19
Amstrad CPC Rank: 14
Num Ratings: 21
Average Rating: 7.53
Standard Deviation: 1.21
Num Views: 444
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
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Avg. Game Weight: 0.0
Fans: 0
Personal Comments: 5
Users Owning: 22
Users Wanting: 0
Users Trading: 0 [find trade matches]
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Plays This Month: 0
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