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Encyclopedia > Wrecking Crew (video game)
Wrecking Crew
Screenshot of Wrecking Crew
Developer(s) Intelligent Systems
Publisher(s) Nintendo
Designer(s) Hirokazu Tanaka(sound)
Release date(s) Japan 18 June 1985
United States October 1985
Genre(s) Retro/Platform
Mode(s) Single player
Rating(s) ESRB: Not Rated (NR)
Platform(s) Famicom/NES
Media 192-kilobit cartridge

Wrecking Crew was a game for the Nintendo Family Computer (also known as the Nintendo Entertainment System) starring Mario. The game was also released for the Nintendo Entertainment System. Image File history File links screenshot Wrecking Crew by me This is a screenshot of a copyrighted computer game or video game. ... A video game developer is a software developer (a business or an individual) that creates computer or video games. ... Intelligent Systems refers to a video game developer and internal team of Nintendo Co. ... Video game publishers are companies that publish video games that they have either developed internally or have had developed by a video game developer. ... Nintendo (Japanese: 任天堂, ニンテンドー Nintendō; NASDAQ: NTDOY, TYO: 7974 ) is a Japanese multinational company founded on November 6, 1889 by Fusajiro Yamauchi to produce handmade hanafuda cards, for use in a Japanese playing card game of the same name. ... A game designer is a person who designs games. ... Hirokazu Hip Tanaka, 田中宏和 Tanaka Hirokazu (たなか・ひろかず)) is a Japanese composer and musician best known for his scores for various video games produced by Nintendo. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... June 18 is the 169th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (170th in leap years), with 196 days remaining. ... 1985 1985 in games 1984 in video gaming 1986 in video gaming Notable events of 1985 in computer and video games. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Look up October in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... 1985 1985 in games 1984 in video gaming 1986 in video gaming Notable events of 1985 in computer and video games. ... This is a listing of computer and video game genres with brief descriptions and examples from each genre. ... This is a listing of computer and video game genres with brief descriptions and examples from each genre. ... This is a listing of computer and video game genres with brief descriptions and examples from each genre. ... In computer games and video games, single-player refers to the variant of a particular game where input from only one player is expected throughout the course of the gaming session. ... The Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) is a self-regulatory organization that applies and enforces ratings, advertising guidelines, and online privacy principles for computer and video games and other entertainment software in the United States and Canada (officially adopted by individual provinces 2004-2005). ... The Nintendo Entertainment System (U.S., Europe, and Australia) NES redirects here. ... Nes is: A municipality in the county of Akershus in Norway, see Nes, Akershus. ... A kilobit is a unit of information storage, abbreviated kbit or sometimes kb. ... In a variety of electronic equipments, a cartridge (in video game terms, cart, game pack, or Game Pak) can be one method of programming different functionality, providing variable content, or a method by which consumables may be replenished. ... The Nintendo Entertainment System (North America, Europe, and Australia) NES redirects here. ... For over 20 years, Mario has been Nintendos official mascot. ... NES redirects here. ...


In this game, the player controls Mario as he works to destroy certain objects on the level. The levels were composed of several different looping levels which were linked by ladders, or in some cases, not. Level design was key, and levels were designed to have the destructable ladders, columns, bombs, and blocks, destroyed in certain order. To make things more complicated, the player must figure out the puzzles while avoiding fireballs, monkey wrench and eggplant enemies, and a construction foreman named Spike (Blackey in Japan). It is often believed that Spike was the basis for the Wario character in the later games (much like how Donkey Kong's Pauline was the basis for Princess Peach). For over 20 years, Mario has been Nintendos official mascot. ... The term fireball is often used in reference to any large explosion or burst of fire. ... Wario, in his most common appearance Wario ) is a fictional Nintendo video-game character who was created as an antagonist to Mario and has since become the protagonist of his own games. ... Princess Peach, as depicted in the promotional art for Super Princess Peach. ...


The player is also allowed to design up to four of his or her own levels in a special design mode. The game would save the level to cassette tape; however, since the Famicom Data Recorder device needed for this purpose was only available in Japan (intended for use with Nintendo's Family Basic), the saving option was effectively unavailable to U.S. customers (the game's U.S. manual states that "Save and Load menu selections are not operable in this game; they have been programmed in for potential product developments.") Family BASIC or Famicom BASIC is a dialect of the BASIC programming language that is used to program the Famicom. ...


An arcade version was released under the title of Vs. Wrecking Crew, which allowed two players to play simultaneously.


In 1998, Nintendo released Wrecking Crew '98, a sequel for the Super Famicom which took a more competitive approach. It featured characters from both the original Wrecking Crew (including Spike), as well as the usual cast of Mario characters (Luigi, Bowser, and Peach). The game featured the original Wrecking Crew game with some recoloring done, and also had a remake of the game called Wrecking Crew '98. The only similarity between the two games is that players control a person using a hammer to destroy blocks. The premise was instead that blocks were falling in from the sky at a constant pace, and the player must destroy blocks and move rows left and right to line them up in sets of three or more of the same type of panel. If they were able to eliminate multiple chains at the same time, in a row, or have a chain of more than three, than an attack would come at the other side. The game must always be played with an opponent in another playing field on the other side, unlike the original. Wrecking Crew 98 is an action puzzle game released in Japan only for the Super Famicom as part of the Japanese Nintendo Power download game service. ... Luigis current appearance. ... King Bowser Koopa This article is about the Nintendo character. ...


External links

  • Wrecking Crew at the gameinfo wiki



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Wrecking Crew - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (197 words)
Wrecking Crew was a game for the Nintendo Family Computer starring Mario.
The game was also released for the Nintendo Entertainment System.
In this game, the player controls Mario as he works to destroy buildings while avoiding fireballs, wrench and eggplant enemies, and a construction foreman named Spike (Blackey in Japan).
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