Aeroboto

The Arcade Video Game by Williams Electronics, Inc.

Aeroboto screenshot

DESCRIPTION

Emulated in MAME ! Coin-Operated Arcade Video Game

Aeroboto © 1984 Williams Electronics, Incorporated.


The player as Aeroboto can transform into a 'Mobile robot' or an 'Aero-fighter' to complete this marathon shoot-'em-up.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

PICTURE :
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Aeroboto the  Arcade Video Game
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Main CPU : Motorola M6809 (@ 1.25 Mhz)
Sound CPU : Motorola M6809 (@ 640 Khz)
Sound Chips : (2x) General Instrument AY8910 (@ 1.5 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal
Video resolution : 248 x 224 pixels
Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz
Palette colors : 256

Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 2
=> [A] Fire, [B] Jump

TRIVIA

Released in September 1984.

This game is known in Japan as "Formation Z".

Charles Dahling holds the record for this game with 3,272,900 points on January 20, 1985.

TIPS AND TRICKS

• In the aero-fighter form only, energy fuel is used. You should be converted to a robot before the fuel runs out (remaining fuel is indicated on the lower-right side of the screen).

PORTS

Consoles:


Nintendo Famicom [Japan]
Sony PlayStation [Jaleco Collection Vol. 1] (2003)
Nintendo Game Boy Advance [Jajamaru Jr Denshouki Jaleco Memorial] (2004)

Computers:


MSX [Japan]

SOURCES
Game's ROM.
Machine's picture.

Page last modified on January 31, 2010