Cyberball 2072

The Arcade PCB by Atari Games Corp.

Cyberball 2072 screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Arcade PCB

Cyberball 2072 © 1989 Atari Games Corporation.


Cyberball has a new look this year, including : simplified play for beginners, new special challenge game, improved robot buy feature, new robot, new teams and 150 new plays (for a total of 250).

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

PICTURE :
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Cyberball 2072 the  Arcade PCB
Click to enlarge
(members only)
Owners of the original "Cyberball" cabinets could upgrade to Cyberball 2072 via an Atari Games-produced piggyback board which updated the old Cyberball units to 2072 version.

Main CPU : Motorola 68000 (@ 7.15909 Mhz), MOS Technology 6502 (@ 1.7895 Mhz)
Sound Chips : Yamaha YM2151 (@ 3.579 Mhz), OKI6295 (@ 9.037 Khz)

Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 1

TRIVIA

Cyberball 2072 was released in November 1989.

Default highscore contains nicknames in homage for other Atari games including :
• PAPERBOY for "Paperboy"
• ASTEROID for "Asteroids"
• GAUNTLET for "Gauntlet"
• GRAVITAR for "Gravitar"
• TEMPEST for "Tempest"
• CENTIPED for "Centipede"
• STARWARS for "Star Wars"
• AKKAARRH for "Akka Arrh"
• TOOBIN for "Toobin'"
• ESCAPE for "Escape From The Planet of the Robot Monsters".

UPDATES

REVISION 1 :
• Build date : OP SYS 22AUG1989 17 :15 :27 / MAIN 23AUG1989 09 :55 :00

REVISION 2 :
• Build date : OP SYS 22AUG1989 17 :15 :27 / MAIN 01SEP1989 15 :00 :16

REVISION 3 :
• Build date : OP SYS 22AUG1989 17 :15 :27 / MAIN 12SEP1989 20 :31 :11

REVISION 4 :
• Build date : OP SYS 13OCT1989 14 :18 :50 / MAIN 13OCT1989 15 :34 :05

STAFF

Programmer / Designer : John Salwitz
Artist / Designer : Davis A. Ralston
Physicist / Programmer : Paul kwinn
Hardware designer : Doug Snyder
Technician : Rob Rowe
Animators : Mark West, Will Noble, Deborah Short
Audio group : Brad Fuller, Hal Canon, Don Diekneite
Product manager : Jerry Momoda
Cabinet designer : Dave Coox
Cabinet graphics by Atari Visual Communications.

PORTS

Consoles:


Sony PlayStation 2 australia (2004) "Midway Arcade Treasures 2"
Microsoft XBOX usa (oct.11, 2004) "Midway Arcade Treasures 2 [Model MWO-3201W]"
Nintendo GameCube usa (oct.11, 2004) "Midway Arcade Treasures 2 [Model DOL-GAYE-USA]"
Sony PlayStation 2 usa (oct.11, 2004) "Midway Arcade Treasure 2 [Model SLUS-20997]"
Microsoft XBOX europe (oct.29, 2004) "Midway Arcadee Treasures 2"
Sony PlayStation 2 europe (oct.29, 2004) "Midway Arcade Treasure 2 [Model SLES-52844]"
Sony PSP usa (dec.13, 2005) "Midway Arcade Treasures: Extended Play [Model ULUS-10059]"
Sony PSP europe (feb.24, 2006) "Midway Arcade Treasures: Extended Play [Model ULES-00180]"
Sony PSP [PSN] usa (june.28, 2010) "Midway Arcade Treasures: Extended Play"
Microsoft XBOX 360 [XBLA] usa europe (sept.5, 2007) [retired in 2010]

Computers:


PC [MS Windows, CD-ROM] usa (feb.17, 2006) "Midway Arcade Treasures Deluxe Edition"
PC [MS Windows, CD-ROM] europe (mar.17, 2006) "Midway Arcade Treasures Deluxe Edition" by Zoo Digital Publishing

SOURCES
Game's ROM.
Game's picture.

Page last modified on November 08, 2013