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'''Battle Circuit''' (1997) is Creator/{{Capcom}}'s last side-scrolling BeatEmUp for the arcades. Sadly, it's pretty much unknown to the public, because it saw a very limited release (and it was [[NoExportForYou never released in the US]] until it was ported as part of Capcom's Beat 'Em Up Bundle for the UsefulNotes/PlayStation4, UsefulNotes/XboxOne, UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch and PC in 2018 in a period when the arcade phenomenon was already waning.

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''Battle Circuit''
(1997) is Creator/{{Capcom}}'s last side-scrolling BeatEmUp for the arcades. Sadly, it's pretty much unknown to the public, because it saw a very limited release (and it was [[NoExportForYou never released in the US]] until it was ported as part of Capcom's Beat 'Em Up Bundle for the UsefulNotes/PlayStation4, UsefulNotes/XboxOne, UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch and PC in 2018 in a period when the arcade phenomenon was already waning.



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'''Battle Circuit''' (1997) is Creator/{{Capcom}}'s last side-scrolling BeatEmUp for the arcades. Sadly, it's pretty much unknown to the public, because it saw a very limited release (and it was [[NoExportForYou never released in the US]] until it was ported as part of Capcom's Beat 'Em Up Bundle for the UsefulNotes/PlayStation4, UsefulNotes/XboxOne, UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch and PC in 2018,) in a period when the arcade phenomenon was already waning.

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'''Battle Circuit''' (1997) is Creator/{{Capcom}}'s last side-scrolling BeatEmUp for the arcades. Sadly, it's pretty much unknown to the public, because it saw a very limited release (and it was [[NoExportForYou never released in the US]] until it was ported as part of Capcom's Beat 'Em Up Bundle for the UsefulNotes/PlayStation4, UsefulNotes/XboxOne, UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch and PC in 2018,) 2018 in a period when the arcade phenomenon was already waning.



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'''Battle Circuit''' (1997) is Creator/{{Capcom}}'s last side-scrolling BeatEmUp for the arcades. Sadly, it's pretty much unknown to the public, because it saw a very limited release (and it was [[NoExportForYou never released in the US]] until it was ported as part of Capcom's Beat 'Em Up Bundle for the UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch in 2018,) in a period when the arcade phenomenon was already waning.

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'''Battle Circuit''' (1997) is Creator/{{Capcom}}'s last side-scrolling BeatEmUp for the arcades. Sadly, it's pretty much unknown to the public, because it saw a very limited release (and it was [[NoExportForYou never released in the US]] until it was ported as part of Capcom's Beat 'Em Up Bundle for the UsefulNotes/PlayStation4, UsefulNotes/XboxOne, UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch and PC in 2018,) in a period when the arcade phenomenon was already waning.


Set in the year of [[ExtyYearsFromNow 20XX]], it features a motley crew of {{Bounty Hunter}}s as main characters, and it is a return to the '50s SciFi-inspired settings of Captain Commando, with alien worlds, mad scientists, robots and fantastically weird character designs. Up to 4 players can join the fight, making it a very colorful, confusing and fun experience.

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Set in the year of [[ExtyYearsFromNow 20XX]], it features a motley crew of {{Bounty Hunter}}s as main characters, and it is a return to the '50s SciFi-inspired settings of Captain Commando, ''VideoGame/CaptainCommando'', with alien worlds, mad scientists, robots and fantastically weird character designs. Up to 4 players can join the fight, making it a very colorful, confusing and fun experience.



* BaldofEvil: Dr. Saturn.

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* BaldofEvil: BaldOfEvil: Dr. Saturn.



%%* CoolCar: Dr. Saturn's car, the Black Elephant.

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%%* * CoolCar: Dr. Saturn's car, the Black Elephant.



* MightyGlacier: Alien Green is described as a strong type. He is the slowest out of everyone, the only bounty hunter that doesn't have an aerial upper or air combo, but is really strong with his grappling moves, making him the [[FinalFight Haggar]] of the game. Green also can heal himself and everyone else with his power-up, and has the largest life bar before and after fully upgrading it.

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* MightyGlacier: Alien Green is described as a strong type. He is the slowest out of everyone, the only bounty hunter that doesn't have an aerial upper or air combo, but is really strong with his grappling moves, making him the [[FinalFight [[VideoGame/FinalFight Haggar]] of the game. Green also can heal himself and everyone else with his power-up, and has the largest life bar before and after fully upgrading it.



** The girl riding Pink Ostrich is named ''Pola Abdul''. The designers must have been fans of her music, as the game came out five years before ''Series/AmericanIdol''.

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** The girl riding Pink Ostrich is named ''Pola Abdul''.''[[Music/PaulaAbdul Pola Abdul]]''. The designers must have been fans of her music, as the game came out five years before ''Series/AmericanIdol''.


'''Battle Circuit''' (1997) is Creator/{{Capcom}}'s last side-scrolling BeatEmUp for the arcades. Sadly, it's pretty much unknown to the public, because it saw a very limited release (and it was [[NoExportForYou never released in the US]]), in a period when the arcade phenomenon was already waning.

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'''Battle Circuit''' (1997) is Creator/{{Capcom}}'s last side-scrolling BeatEmUp for the arcades. Sadly, it's pretty much unknown to the public, because it saw a very limited release (and it was [[NoExportForYou never released in the US]]), US]] until it was ported as part of Capcom's Beat 'Em Up Bundle for the UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch in 2018,) in a period when the arcade phenomenon was already waning.


* EyesDoNotBelongThere{: Alien Green has a single eye lodged in his chest. It seems to be purely decorative, since it drags on the road behind him during the shooter segment.

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* EyesDoNotBelongThere{: EyesDoNotBelongThere: Alien Green has a single eye lodged in his chest. It seems to be purely decorative, since it drags on the road behind him during the shooter segment.


%%* DoesNotLikeShoes: Yellow Iris.

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%%* * DoesNotLikeShoes: Yellow Iris.Iris. Similar to Felicia, her feet are too big for shoes and make it uncomfortable to wear.



%%* DopplegangerAttack: Doc and Jennifer can do this.

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%%* * DopplegangerAttack: Doc and Jennifer can will do this.this after losing half of their health.


** Some mooks are half-naked biker chicks who ride futuristic bikes inspired by Manga/{{Akira}} and/or {{TRON}}.

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** Some mooks are half-naked biker chicks who ride futuristic bikes inspired by Manga/{{Akira}} ''Manga/{{Akira}}'' and/or {{TRON}}.''Franchise/{{TRON}}''.


* DualBoss: Dr. Saturn and Mark Octopus in your final encounter with them.

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* DualBoss: Dr. Saturn and Mark Octopus 3 in your final encounter with them.



* ThemeNaming: The main characters are [[CodeName code-named]] after colors: Cyber Blue (Brian Bruno), Yellow Iris (Diana Martines), Captain Silver (Andrey Mishucin), Pink Ostrich (Pinky, which is [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin an ostrich]]), and Alien Green (real name unknown, since it's [[NinjaPirateZombieRobot an alien one-eyed carnivorous flytrap-like bounty hunter]]). Two enemies are also named Dr. Saturn and Pluto.

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* ThemeNaming: The main characters are [[CodeName code-named]] after colors: Cyber Blue (Brian Bruno), Yellow Iris (Diana Martines), Captain Silver (Andrey Mishucin), Pink Ostrich (Pinky, which is [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin an ostrich]]), and Alien Green (real name unknown, since it's [[NinjaPirateZombieRobot an alien one-eyed carnivorous flytrap-like bounty hunter]]).unknown). Two enemies are also named Dr. Saturn and Pluto.


* {{Cyclops}}: Despite being a plant, Alien Green has one giant eye.



* EyesDoNotBelongThere{: Alien Green has a single eye lodged in his chest. It seems to be purely decorative, since it drags on the road behind him during the shooter segment.



* FragileSpeedster: Yellow Iris is categorized as a Speedy. Her speed is the fastest and so are her hits, but Iris's attacks are weak. She is also the one with the second least amount health (Pink Ostrich beats her in that department). Iris's power-up givers her and everyone the ability to go faster too.

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* FragileSpeedster: Yellow Iris is categorized as a Speedy. Her speed is the fastest and so are her hits, but Iris's attacks are weak. She is also the one with the second least amount of health (Pink Ostrich beats her in that department). Iris's power-up givers her and everyone the ability to go faster too.



* KillerSpaceMonkey: The "Doc & Jennifer" boss. Jennifer is some kind of Giant Space Baboon!

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* KillerSpaceMonkey: The "Doc & Jennifer" boss. Jennifer "[[FluffyTheTerrible Jennifer]]" is some kind of Giant Space Baboon!

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* SexyCatPerson: Yellow Iris[=/=]Beast, especially in the out-of-game art.


'''Battle Circuit''' (1997) is {{Capcom}}'s last side-scrolling BeatEmUp for the arcades. Sadly, it's pretty much unknown to the public, because it saw a very limited release (and it was [[NoExportForYou never released in the US]]), in a period when the arcade phenomenon was already waning.

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'''Battle Circuit''' (1997) is {{Capcom}}'s Creator/{{Capcom}}'s last side-scrolling BeatEmUp for the arcades. Sadly, it's pretty much unknown to the public, because it saw a very limited release (and it was [[NoExportForYou never released in the US]]), in a period when the arcade phenomenon was already waning.

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* MetronomicManMashing: One of Alien Green's grapple attacks.


* EyepatchOfPower: Pink Ostrich sports one, because she is a real BadAss.

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* EyepatchOfPower: Pink Ostrich sports one, because she is a real BadAss.badass.


* {{Bowdlerise}}: Yellow Iris was named Yellow Beast in the original Japanese version.

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