Galaxian 3 - Attack of the Zolgear

The Arcade PCB by NAMCO, Ltd.

Galaxian 3 - Attack of the Zolgear screenshot

Not emulated in MAME

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Arcade PCB

Galaxian 3 - Attack of the Zolgear © 1994 Namco.


The development of Zol (the satellite of the Mother Planet Exia) awoke the colossal creature Zolgear from its long hibernation underground. Dragoon J2 was ordered to congregate and intercept Zolgear before it devours all life force on the planet. Up to six players could play at the same time.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

PICTURE :
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Galaxian 3 - Attack of the Zolgear the  Arcade PCB
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It used two laser disc players simultaneously for the outer space background, while computer generated graphics were overlaid on top.

Namco System 21 Feature Laser Disc
Players : 6 Players
Video : 2 x 110inch RGB Projectors - 18 Foot Wide Screen
Sound : 4 channel BOSE sound system
Dimensions : 5 metres wide, 4.9 metres Long, 2.4 metres High
Controls : Gun yoke type controller

TRIVIA

Attack of the Zolgear was a conversion kit for Namco's "Galaxian 3 - Project Dragoon [Theater 6]".

SERIES

1. Galaxian (1979)
2. Galaga (1981)
3. Gaplus (1984) : also known in the USA as "Galaga 3"
4. Galaga '88 (1987)
5. Galaxian 3 Theatre 6 - Project Dragoon (1990)
6. Galaxian 3 Theatre 6 J2 - Attack Of The Zolgear (1994)
7. Galaga Arrangement (1995) : part of "Namco Classics Collection Vol.1"
8. Galaga - Destination Earth (2000, GBA, PC CD-ROM and PlayStation)
9. Galaga Arrangement (2005, PSP) : part of "Namco Museum Battle Collection"
10. Galaga Remix (2007, Wii) : part of "Namco Museum Remix"
11. Galaga Legions (2008, XBLA)
12. Galaga Legions DX (2010, PSN, XBLA)
13. Galaga 3D Impact (2011, Nintendo 3DS) : part of "Pac-Man & Galaga Dimensions"

SOURCES
Game's picture.

Page last modified on November 19, 2012