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Back of Box - NES (US/CAN):

    Gun.Smoke
    by CAPCOM - Nintendo Entertainment System

    Gun.Smoke™ by CAPCOM™ returns you and game star Billy Bob back to living in a small bustling mining town during the infamous gold rush era.

    Your skillful control maneuvering and dexterity combine with fearless Billy Bob in a brave attempt to save the town and its people's wealth from cruel and ruthless gold-stealing bandits.

    You and Billy Bob challenge the notorious killing thieves in gun-slinging duels. Every time you and Billy Bob open fire and successfully have a direct hit of a barrel you release hidden fire-power — giving Billy Bob extra quick-acting ammunition to drive the merciless bandits out of town.

    Big hits means big saves — you and Billy Bob save the town folks' gold and save the town, maintaining law and order. With you at the controls, you determine the destiny of Billy Bob and the gold mining town and its people.

    Contributed by jean-louis (44213) on Aug 07, 2019.

Back of Box - NES Alt release (US/CAN):

    Gun.Smoke

    Gun.Smoke by Capcom takes you back to the days of the Gold Rush, to a small, bustling mining town of the Old West. Ruthless gold-stealing bandits are terrorizing the townsfolk —and it's up to you to stop them!

    The thieves are notorious killers, and when they challenge you to a draw, they're playing for keeps! Although your gunslinging prowess is legendary, this may be the toughest High Noon you'll ever face. But you've got to stand your ground — this town ain't big enough for both you and them!

    Contributed by jean-louis (44213) on Aug 07, 2019.

Back of Box - C64 (US/CAN):

    Gun.Smoke
    Disk Pak

    Gun.Smoke™ by CAPCOM™, returns you and game star Billy Bob back to living in a small bustling mining town during the infamous gold rush era.

    Your skillful control maneuvering and dexterity combine with fearless Billy Bob in a brave attempt to save the town and its people's wealth from cruel and ruthless gold-stealing bandits.

    You and Billy Bob challenge the notorious killing thieves in gun-slinging duels. Every time you and Billy Bob open fire and successfully have a direct hit of a barrel you release hidden fire-power — giving Billy Bob extra quick-acting ammunition to drive the merciless bandits out of town.

    Big hits means big saves — you and Billy Bob save the town folks' gold and save the town, maintaining law and order. With you at the controls, you determine the destiny of Billy Bob and the gold mining town and its people.

    Contributed by jean-louis (44213) on Aug 07, 2019.

Back of Plastic Case - ZX Spectrum (FR/GER/UK):

    GUNSMOKE™

    GUNSMOKE is one of the truly great hits from CAPCOM. Released in 1986, the game has withstood pale imitations of the All American Wild West Shoot Out!
    Five increasingly difficult stages with fast action animation against detailed background graphics makes GUNSMOKE a Rooting, Tooting, Constant Looting, Always Shooting showdown for trigger happy arcade enthusiasts.

    Contributed by jean-louis (44213) on Aug 07, 2019.

magazine advertisement - NES (US):
    IT'S HIGH NOON.
    YOU'RE ALONE.
    YOU'RE QUICK
    OR YOU'RE DEAD.


    It's a bad day at Hicksville. In Gun.Smoke, you're lightnin' quick, gun-totin' Billy Bob. Come home to find your peaceful mining town overrun by no-good varmints. So you'd best be gettin' to work.

    The action comes fast and furious. The pressure is intense. The excitement builds. Your reactions must be honed and ready. Your thinking sharp and clever.

    That's Gun.Smoke. Nonstop action just like the original arcade game. With all the dazzling graphics you'll find in Capcom's other exciting titles: Commando, 1942, Section Z, Trojan, Mega Man, and Ghosts and Goblins.

    So gather up your courage. And load up Gun.Smoke today.

    (Source: page 7 of "Web of Spider-Man", Vol. 1, No. 42, Sept 1988.)

    Contributed by Pseudo_Intellectual (62305) on Mar 11, 2008.