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Android Assault: The Revenge of Bari-Arm

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Android Assault: The Revenge of Bari-Arm
Publisher: Human (JP), Sega (US)
Developer:
System(s): Sega Mega-CD
Genre: Shoot-'em-Up






























Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega-CD
JP
¥7,500 T-43024
Sega Mega-CD
US
$? 4445




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Android Assault: The Revenge of Bari-Arm or simply Bari-Arm (バリ・アーム) in Japan is a shoot-'em-up developed by Human for the Sega Mega-CD.

The graphic of this game is similar to Masami Obari's style, but he is not involved in this game at all. [2][3]

Gameplay

Players control a space fighter which can transform into a mecha and fight against an alien civilization attacking Earth.

Stages

BariArm MCD JP SS Stage1.png
BariArm MCD JP SS Stage1Boss.png
Stage 1: Ganymede
BariArm MCD JP SS Stage2.png
BariArm MCD JP SS Stage2Boss.png
Stage 2: Gravity Pagoda
BariArm MCD JP SS Stage3.png
BariArm MCD JP SS Stage3Boss.png
Stage 3: Zeus Fleet
BariArm MCD JP SS Stage4.png
BariArm MCD JP SS Stage4Boss.png
Stage 4: Olympus
BariArm MCD JP SS Stage5.png
BariArm MCD JP SS Stage5Boss.png
Stage 5: Moon Base
BariArm MCD JP SS Stage6.png
BariArm MCD JP SS Stage6Boss.png
Stage 6: Blue Wind
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BariArm MCD JP SS Stage7Boss.png
Stage 7: Bay Side City

Some bosses are changed his form for several times.

Versions

Localised names

Also known as
Language Localised Name English Translation
English (US) Android Assault: The Revenge of Bari-Arm Android Assault: The Revenge of Bari-Arm
Japanese バリ・アーム Bari-Arm

Production credits

  • Game Design: Bari-Arm Project Team
  • Concept Game Design: Hiroshi Taniguchi, Hiroshi Ishikawa, Keisuke Ohuchi
  • Chief Programmer: Jun Hirata
  • Program: Tomomi Ohsawa, Kiyobumi Tsukahara, Tetsutarou Hoshino, Hideyuki Kodaira
  • Chief Graphic Design: Hiroshi Ishikawa
  • Graphic Design: Akira, Nozomu Azuma, Shike Tadao, Edi Otihusay, Junji Ohta, Keisuke Ohuchi
  • Visual Animation: Kenichi Abe, Hiroshi Ishikawa, Keisuke Ohuchi
  • Music Composed and Arranged by: Nobuhiro Makino
Musicians (H.E.L.P)
  • Key: Nobuhiro Makino
  • Drums: Tohru Tanaka
  • Bass: Ataru Kindaichi, Masaaki Mizuno
  • Guitar: Jirou Takada, Kenichi Ohkusu
  • Sax: Seiichirou Seki
  • Sound Engineers: Akio Yasuhara (CoCo Studio), Toshiaki Yamaya (CoCo Studio), Tameharu Endou (PALE GREEN Studio)
Sound Effect
  • Project Ultimo: Masao Watanabe, Kohichi Iizuka
  • Voice and Narration: Jason Russell
  • Sound Installation and Effects: Hiroshi Taniguchi
  • Sound Producer: Hiroya Niwayama
Team Image Music Staff
  • Composer: Hiroshi Taniguchi
  • Guitar: Katunori Kitajima
  • Bass: Shaka Yonezawa
  • S. Engineer: Konomi Itou
  • S. Adviser: Hideo Maeda
  • Sub Director: Jun Hirata
  • Director and Supervisor: Keisuke Ohuchi
  • Special Thanks: Hiroyuki.S, Masahiko.A, Mayumi.S, Hisako.H (MOTHER BASE), Yukiyo.Nakajima (AtoZ NETWORK), Yuuichi Kobayashi, Takeshi Suzuki, Masato Masuda, Kimura Brothers., Takashi Ueno, and my Sweetheart.

Hirosi Taniguchi / Hiroshi Ichikawa / Keisuke Ohuchi
Bari-Arm Project Team
©Human Corporation 1992 1993

Source: In-game credits (JP)Media:BariArm_MCD_JP_SSEnding.pdf[4]




Note. Oversea version is only different Licensor and Copyright.

Track list


1. [data track] ({{{time}}})


2. Boss Fight (02:05)
Composed by: Nobuhiro Makino


3. Moon Base (02:01)
From: Stage 5
Composed by: Nobuhiro Makino


4. Opening Intro 2 (00:47)
Composed by: Nobuhiro Makino


5. Bayside City (03:07)
From: Stage 7
Composed by: Nobuhiro Makino


6. Untitled 1 (00:45)
Composed by: Nobuhiro Makino


7. Boss Fight 3 (03:02)
Composed by: Nobuhiro Makino


8. Stage Clear (00:13)
Composed by: Nobuhiro Makino


9. Ganymede (02:50)
From: Stage 1
Composed by: Nobuhiro Makino


10. Ending (01:50)
Composed by: Nobuhiro Makino


11. Zeus Fleet 2 (01:58)
From: Stage 3
Composed by: Nobuhiro Makino


12. Zeus Fleet 1 (03:04)
From: Stage 3
Composed by: Nobuhiro Makino


13. Game Over (00:30)
Composed by: Nobuhiro Makino


14. Olympus (03:03)
From: Stage 4
Composed by: Nobuhiro Makino


15. Blue Wind (02:04)
From: Stage 6
Composed by: Nobuhiro Makino


16. Gravity Pagoda (01:59)
From: Stage 2
Composed by: Nobuhiro Makino


17. Boss Fight 2 (02:06)
Composed by: Nobuhiro Makino


18. Opening Intro 1 (01:07)
Composed by: Nobuhiro Makino


19. Untitled 2 (00:07)
Composed by: Nobuhiro Makino
Running time: 32:38

Magazine articles

Main article: Android Assault: The Revenge of Bari-Arm/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

BeepMD JP 1993-08.pdf

PDF
Print advert in Beep! MegaDrive (JP)

#1993-08: "August 1993" (1993-07-08)

BeepMD JP 1993-09.pdf

PDF
Print advert in Beep! MegaDrive (JP)

#1993-09: "September 1993" (1993-08-07)

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
70 №1993-08, p20[5]
74 №, p83[6]
65 №242, [1]
50 №1993-08, p41
82 №23, p93[7]
58 №14, p59
69 №22, p72-74
Sega Mega-CD
67
Based on
7 reviews

Mega-CD, US
AndroidAssault MCD US Box Back.jpgAndroidAssault MCD US Box Front.jpg
Cover
AndroidAssault MCD US Disc.jpg
Disc
Androidassault mcd us manual.pdf
Manual
Mega-CD, JP
BariArm MCD JP Box Back.jpgBariArm MCD JP Box Front.jpg
Cover
BariArm MCD JP Spinecard.jpg
Spinecard
BariArm MCD JP Disc.jpg
Disc

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Mega-CD
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
362,589,024 CD (JP) T-43024

References