Danger Zone

The Arcade Video Game by Cinematronics, Inc.

Danger Zone screenshot


Emulated in MAME ! Coin-Operated Arcade Video Game

Danger Zone © 1986 Cinematronics.

A war combat game that is set in a desert. Helicopters, fighters and bombers enter the area swooping down over the mountains. Watch your radar screen and protect your base.


Danger Zone the  Arcade Video Game
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Main CPU : (2x) Zilog Z80 (@ 6 Mhz)
Sound Chips : (2x) General Instrument AY8910 (@ 1.666 Mhz), Custom (@ 1.666 Mhz)

Players: 2
Control: trackball
Buttons: 2


Danger Zone was released around December of 1986.

It won 'Video Game Cabinet Design of the Year' in Replay magazine.

Donn Nauert holds the official record for this game with 4,525,800 points on March 5, 1987.

Michael Jackson used to own this game. It was sold at the official Michael Jackson Auction on Apr. 24th, 2009.


1. Danger Zone (1986)
2. Viper (1988)


Art/Graphics: Jerry Huber, Dana Christianson
Programmer: Bob Loney, Steve Hostetler
Support programming: Medo Moreno
Sound: Dave Cartt
Dev.: Ken Hull
Hardware: Alex McKay
Cabinet design by: Dan Viescas

Game's ROM.
Game's picture.

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