Midnight Resistance (CPC)

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Midnight Resistance
Midnight Resistance - CPC - Front Cover.jpg
Platform: Amstrad CPC
Year: 1990
Developer: Special FX Software

Midnight Resistance is a side-scrolling run and gun game, originally produced by Data East and released in arcades in 1989. The Amstrad CPC version was ported by Special FX Software and published by Ocean Software in 1990. The graphics are taken from the ZX Spectrum version.

Midnight Resistance is set in a dystopian future where the player controls a member of a resistance movement who goes on a mission to rescue his kidnapped family from a drug kingpin.


Midnight Resistance - CPC - Loading Screen.png

Loading screen.

Midnight Resistance - CPC - Stage 1.png

Stage 1.

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Stage 2.

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Stage 3.


The music was composed by Keith Tinman. It is not known how he composed the music, but he certainly wrote it in hexadecimal. The game contains only a single piece of music that plays in the menu. The name of the music are from the Arcade version.


# Title ComposerArranger Length Listen Download
01 Home, Disappointment and Counterattack Azusa Hara, Fuse, Hiroaki Yoshida, Hitomi Komatsu, Tatsuya KiuchiKeith Tinman 2:03



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Audio Devices

The game use the AY-3-8912 chip.


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Midnight Resistance - CPC - Front Cover.jpg
Title: Midnight Resistance
Platform: CPC
Released: 1990-??-??
Publisher: Ocean Software Ltd.