XII Stag

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XII Stag
XII Stag cover PAL.jpg
Developer(s)Triangle Service (Arcade)
Dreams (PS2)
Publisher(s)
EngineLightWave
Platform(s)Arcade, PlayStation 2
Release
  • JP: 2002 (arcade)
  • JP: 20 March 2003 (PS2)
  • EU: 2 April 2004 (PS2)
Genre(s)Shoot 'em up
Mode(s)Single player, Multiplayer
Arcade systemTaito G-NET
CPUMIPS R3000A
SoundPanasonic MN1020012A TMS57002

XII Stag (pronounced Twelve Stag), is a shoot 'em up arcade game developed by Triangle Service and published by Taito. Originally released for the Taito G-NET arcade board,[1] and later ported to the PlayStation 2, Xbox 360, and PC.

Digital Bros published the port in Europe; however, the game was not released in the USA.

Gameplay[edit]

Attacks[edit]

  • Normal shot: Press A. There are 5 shot levels.
  • Barrier: Press B. Consumes 1 bomb.
  • Side attack LEVEL1: Tap horizontal direction once, then opposite direction.
  • Side attack LEVEL2: right, left, left or left, right, right
  • Back fire attack: When enemy is close to the rear of player's fighter, enemy is automatically damaged.

Multiplier system[edit]

When enemy is destroyed by Side attack or Back fire attack, the current score multiplier increases by 1, up to 12. The multiplier decreases by 1 at a time when enemy is not destroyed by either attack for a prolonged time period.

Releases[edit]

XIIstag Limited[edit]

XIISTAG LIMITED
Developer(s)Triangle Service
Publisher(s)Triangle Service
EngineLightWave
Platform(s)Windows 95
Release2005-?
Genre(s)Shoot 'em up
Mode(s)Single player, Multiplayer

It is a 1-stage demo of the game that includes Stage 4 of the original game. Full-screen and windowed executables are included. Unlike the original, the objects are 3d objects rendered in software.

XIIZeal[edit]

XIIZeal
Developer(s)Eurosoft
Publisher(s)Eurosoft
EngineLightWave
Platform(s)Windows Mobile
Release2007-?
  • JP: 28 December 2006
Genre(s)Shoot 'em up
Mode(s)Single player, Multiplayer

It is a version for Windows Mobile platform. It includes 5 difficulty settings from very easy to very hard, original soundtrack.

Shooting Love. 10 shuunen ~XIIZEAL & ΔZEAL~[edit]

シューティングラブ。10周年 ~XIIZEAL & ΔZEAL~
Developer(s)Triangle Service
Publisher(s)
Platform(s)Xbox 360
Release2013-05-30
Genre(s)Shoot 'em up
Mode(s)Single player, Multiplayer

The Xbox 360 version is a compilation version that includes XIIZeal and ΔZEAL.

DeltaZeal was originally as G-Stream G2020 by Oriental Soft Japan, The Tokyo-based subsidiary of Oriental Soft (Based on Korean company), which was developed by future Triangle Service programmer and founder Toshiaki Fujino.

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]

External links[edit]

XIIStag
XIIZeal
Shooting Love. 10 shuunen ~XIIZEAL & ΔZEAL~