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Keio Yuugekitai (Sega Mega CD) Information

This page contains a detailed outline of the features relating to the game Keio Yuugekitai (Keio Flying Squadron) for the Sega Mega CD console.


Release Details

Japanese name: Keio Yuugekitai (慶応遊撃隊)
Western name: Keio Flying Squadron
Platform: Sega Mega CD \ Sega CD
Developer: Success?
Publisher: Victor Entertainment, Inc.
Released in Japan: 6th of August, 1993
Released in Europe: September, 1994
Released in America: 2nd of April, 1994
European team’s CD burner speed: 96kb\s

The original game of the series, Keio Yuugekitai (translated fairly literally as “Keio Flying Squadron” in Europe and the United States) was a fairly competent side-scrolling shooter game first released in 1994. I’m no great judge of side scrolling shooting games, however reviews from the era gave it the reputation of being a respectable title for the somewhat lonely Sega CD platform, with a crazy story and entertainingly bizarre set of characters placed in the context of a respectable shooter.

While it would be inaccurate to class this