Famicom - Argus (NTSC-J)
Used game for the Nintendo Famicom game console.
Japanese import. Will not play on non-Japanese systems without a converter.
In-game language is English. Instruction booklet and box text are Japanese.
Tested, works. In good to very good condition. Jaleco brand inner plastic cartridge tray included. Box has some cellotape on the back. Please refer to pictures for details of condition and contents.
Genre: vertical-scrolling shoot-'em up
Number of players: 1-2
Product code JF-07
Argus (アーガス, Āgasu) is a vertically scrolling shoot 'em up arcade game released by NMK in 1986, licensed to Jaleco. One controls a fighter jet and shoot enemies in the air and on the ground, collect power-ups, and defeat bosses to advance levels. One button is used to shoot missiles and the other is used to shoot a laser that shoots enemies and power-ups on the ground.
Argus, is one of the video games was adapted by Manga titled Susume!! Seigaku Dennou Kenkyuubu (進め！！静学電脳研究部, Shiawase no katachi), published in the Gamest Comics collection from April 1999, drawn by Kouta Hirano.
Argus was released on the Nintendo Switch in the Nintendo eShop on 30 August 2018 by Hamster Corporation as part of their Arcade Archives series.