Atomic Point

The Arcade PCB by Philko Corp.

Atomic Point screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Arcade PCB

Atomic Point © 1990 Philko.


In this puzzle game, a collection of colored blocks appears on the screen along with 2 glowing diamonds. Single colored blocks fall from the top of the playfield and your task is to complete a horizontal row on the same level that each flashing diamond appears.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Sega System 16B hardware

Main CPU : Motorola 68000 (@ 10 Mhz)
Sound Chips : YM2413 (@ 4 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal
Video resolution : 320 x 224 pixels
Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz
Palette colors : 6144

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

TRIVIA

Korean Game Company Philko, was sued by Sega, because for Sega, Atomic Point was too similar to "Bloxeed" and they used the Sega System 16 board without their permission. Philko lost and paid indemnities to Sega.

SOURCES
Game's ROM.
Seoul Supreme Court archives.

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