Balloon Bomber

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The [Coin-Op] Arcade Video Game by Taito Corp. [Japan]

 
DESCRIPTION
 
[Coin-Op] Arcade Video Game

Balloon Bomber © 1980 Taito.


A simple shoot'em up.
TECHNICAL
 
PICTURE :
1
Balloon Bomber machine
Click to enlarge (members only)
CPU Board Number : AA017757
Audio/IO Board Number : CV070005
ROM Board Number : AA017756A
Prom Stickers : TN01-09

Main CPU : 8080 (@ 1.9968 Mhz)
Sound Chips : SN76477 (@ 1.9968 Mhz), Discrete circuitry

Players : 2
Control : 2-way joystick
Buttons : 1
TRIVIA
 
Balloon Bomber was released in March 1980.

Also released as a cocktail model. In Japan, the cocktail version is known as "T.T Balloon Bomber".
SCORING
 
Balloon: 50 pts.
Bomb & Balloon attached: 100 pts.
Bomb dropped from Ballon: 150 pts.
Bomb dropped from plane: 50 pts.

Mystery points are scored when you make 3 hits in succession.
PORTS
 

Consoles:


Sony PlayStation 2 japan (August 25, 2005) "Taito Memories Gekan [Model SLPM-66092 (TCPS-10124)]"
Sony PSP [AS] (January 3, 2006) "Taito Memories Pocket [Model UCAS-40040]"
Sony PSP japan (January 5, 2006) "Taito Memories Pocket [Model ULJM-05076 (TCPS-10137)]"
Sony PSP korea (February 10, 2006) "Taito Memories Pocket"
Sony PlayStation 2 [AU] (March 30, 2006) "Taito Legends 2 [Model SLES-53852]"
Sony PlayStation 2 europe (March 31, 2006) "Taito Legends 2 [Model SLES-53852]"
Sony PlayStation 2 japan (September 7, 2006) "Taito Memories Gekan [Taito Best] [Model SLPM-66521]"
Sony PSP europe (October 6, 2006) "Taito Legends Power-Up [Model ULES-00473]"
Sony PSP [AU] (November 9, 2006) "Taito Legends Power-Up [Model ULES-00473]"
Sony PSP japan (December 7, 2006) "Taito Memories Pocket [Taito Best] [Model TCPS-10173]"
Sony PlayStation 2 usa (May 16, 2007) "Taito Legends 2 [Modle SLUS-21349]"
Sony PSP usa (May 17, 2007) "Taito Legends Power-Up [Model ULUS-10208]"
Sony PlayStation 2 japan (June 28, 2007) "Taito Memories Gekan [Eternal Hits]"
Sony PSP [PSN] japan (October 1, 2009) "Taito Memories Pocket" by Square Enix

NOTE: The Sony PSP packs also include a deluxe edition offering updated graphics and extended gameplay.
SOURCES
 
Game's ROM.
Game's picture.

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