The Arcade Video Game by Tecfri

Ambush screenshot


Emulated in MAME ! Coin-Operated Arcade Video Game

Ambush © 1983 Tecfri.

An early shoot 'em up. You must first attempt to take off you spaceship by repeatedly pressing left and right. Then you must attempt to fight off enemy spaceships.


Main CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)
Sound Chips : (2x) General Instrument AY8910 (@ 1.5 Mhz)

Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 2


Ambush was released in June 1983.

The original version was done by Tecfri and it was the first game from this Spanish manufacturer located in Barcelona. They licensed the game to Nippon Amuse for the Japanese market. And also licensed to Volt Elec for manufacture and distribution.

Alberto Zin holds the official record for this game with 591,150 points on July 9, 1984.

Game's ROM.

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