Cosmic Monsters [Upright model]

The Arcade PCB by Universal Co., Ltd

Cosmic Monsters [Upright model] screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Arcade PCB

Cosmic Monsters © 1979 Universal.


Space Invader's clone.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

PICTURE :
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Cosmic Monsters [Upright model] the  Arcade PCB
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[Upright model]

Main CPU : Intel 8080 (@ 1.9968 Mhz)
Sound Chips : SN76477 (@ 1.9968 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Vertical
Video resolution : 224 x 240 pixels
Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz
Palette colors : 2

Players : 2
Control : 2-way joystick
Buttons : 1

TRIVIA

This is the first game manufactured by Universal and the first game of the 'Cosmic' series (See 'Series' section for more info).

SCORING

Large Invader : 10 points
Medium Invader : 20 points
Small Invader : 30 points
Saucers : Bonus number of points before touching other saucer, 100 points after touching other saucer

TIPS AND TRICKS

If you don't destroy the saucer that flies on top of the screen, it lowers itself and drops a new layer of invaders for you to shoot. This layer covers the whole space (instead of what's left over), so you're forced to shoot across the whole screen again.

SERIES

Cosmic Series

1. Cosmic Monsters [Upright model] (1979)
2. Cosmic Monsters 2 (1979)
3. Cosmic Guerilla (1979)
4. Cosmic Alien (1980)
5. Devil Zone (1980)
6. Zero Hour (1980)
7. Space Panic (1980)
8. Cosmic Avenger (1981)

SOURCES
Game's ROM.
Game's picture.

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