Arcade Video game published 39 years ago: Colecovision (1982)
Cosmic Avenger © 1981 Universal.
An early space shoot'em up game.
How to Play:
Main CPU: Zilog Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)
Sound Chips: (2x) Texas Instruments SN76496 (@ 4 Mhz)
Screen orientation: Horizontal
Video resolution: 240 x 192 pixels
Screen refresh: 60.00 Hz
Palette colors: 32
Control: 8-way joystick
Released in July 1981.
This game is the first continuous X-axis (Left-Right) scrolling video game.
Wes Hupp holds the official record for this game with 117,290 points on November 17, 1982.
UFO: 100 points.
Chase Missile Station (loaded): 80 points.
Chase Missile Station (empty): 50 points.
Counter Missile Station (loaded): 80 points.
Counter Missile Station (empty): 50 points.
Station: 100 points.
Anti-Aircraft Gun: 50 points.
Tank (armed): 130 points.
Tank (empty): 100 points.
Submarine: 100 points.
Mine: 50 points.
Depth Bomb: 50 points.
X Station: 300 points.
Missile: 30 points.
Smart Bomb (Large Box with Flashing 'X') awards points for all enemies destroyed.
TIPS AND TRICKS
o Don't miss the alien smart bombs as these clear a good few buildings in advance as well as awarding points.
Arcade Video game published 39 years ago:
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