Espial

The Arcade PCB by Thunderbolt

Espial screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Arcade PCB

Espial © 1983 Thunderbolt


A very good "Xevious" clone with some elements of "Star Force" thrown in as well. Catchy starting music.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Main CPU : (2x) Zilog Z80 (@ 3.072 Mhz)
Sound Chips : General Instrument AY8910 (@ 1.5 Mhz)

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

TRIVIA

Released in September 1983.

Developed by Orca and licensed to Thunderbolt.

The European version of Espial was distributed by NOVA Apparate GMBH Hamburg.

Riccardo Padolecchia holds the official record for this game with 3,760,000 points.

STAFF

Staff: Takano-san

PORTS

Consoles:


Atari 2600 (1984)

Computers:


Atari 800 (1984)
Commodore C64 (1984)

SOURCES
Game's ROM.

Page last modified on November 03, 2011