game released by Capcom
in 1986. The full title was Sidearms Hyperdyne
in the U.S. and Hyperdyne Sidearms
in Japan. Sidearms was a very underated and somewhat rare shooter
with a Robo-Tech
type theme. The game featured both 1 and 2 player simultaneous action, horizontal and vertical scrolling, several stages ranging from moderate to downright difficult, challenging and sometimes huge bosses, a special power-up that unlocked a dual mecha
transformation and other bonus features. The game was ported mostly to computers such as the Atari ST
, and Commodore 64
as well as the PC-Engine
and also Sony's PSP
in a Capcom
compilation. Sidearms was the second game in a series known as "Jetpack Hero
" which started with Secti...
Sidearm is a z-80
? based arcade game from the late 1980's
featuring 2 dimensional scrolling, and interchangeable weapons.
Some favourite late 80's arcade machines; sidearm, xevious, magmax.
n. A paradox of Einsteinian proportion, that which is at the same time bad-ass and refined. That which saves brown babies and prepares homemade pasta dough. That which is truly hoss and yet truly gentile. A man of amazing proportion and ridiculous excess. A man of this age and all others.
The sidearm feverishly prepared his fifth culinary masterpiece while simultaneously smoking a pipe and saving a brown village.