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Blades of Steel
|Blades of Steel|
|Platform(s)||Virtual Console, NES|
JP July 22, 1988
NA December, 1988
EU November 23, 1990
EU December 21, 2007
NA December 24, 2007
|Mode(s)||Single-player, Multiplayer (2)|
|Input methods||Wii Remote, GameCube Controller, Classic Controller|
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In Blades of Steel fight for victory in the hottest hockey game on ice! With sharpened blades and a lethal stick, you slash into a rink surrounded by thousands of screaming fans. It's time for full-speed, high contact hockey, the kind of bone-jarring action played by the pros. The puck is dropped, you take control, center it and... Whoa! Your opponent viciously checks you from behind, making an incredible steal. You charge after him, crushing him against the boards.
Problems that may occur with any NES title on Dolphin are listed below.
DirectX with NES Games
Most NES games suffer strange graphical issues when using the DirectX backend with some graphics drivers; notably NVIDIA. This is a driver bug.
As of 5.0-4869, the D3D driver bugs can be worked around by setting Ubershaders to Exclusive/Synchronous (Ubershaders). It's unknown what exactly is going on with the driver that's causing Exclusive Ubershaders/Synchronous (Ubershaders) to work properly.
This seems to have been rectified at some point, though it's unclear what resolved it.
This title does not have any additional game-specific problems.
This title does not need non-default settings to run properly.
The graph below charts the compatibility with Blades of Steel since Dolphin's 2.0 release, listing revisions only where a compatibility change occurred.
This title has been tested on the environments listed below:
|4.0-8445||Windows 7||Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.8 GHz||NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760||Works OK. Requires EFB2RAM.||JMC47|
- Konami (Developer)
- Konami (Publisher)
- Japan (Release region)
- North America (Release region)
- Europe (Release region)
- 1988 (Initial release year)
- Sports (Genre)
- Hockey (Genre)
- Single-player (Game mode)
- Multiplayer (Game mode)
- 2 (Players supported)
- Wii Remote (Input supported)
- GameCube Controller (Input supported)
- Classic Controller (Input supported)
- 5 stars (Rating)
- Tested On (Release): 4.0
- Tested On (OS): Windows
- Tested On (CPU): Intel
- Tested On (GPU): NVIDIA
- Untested for 10000+ revisions
- Virtual Console games
- NES games