Lunar Battle

The Arcade Video Game by Atari, Inc.

Lunar Battle screenshot


Emulated in MAME ! Coin-Operated Arcade Video Game

Lunar Battle © 1982 Atari.


Lunar Battle the  Arcade Video Game
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Main CPU : MOS Technology M6502 (@ 1.512 Mhz)
Sound Chips : (2x) POKEY (@ 1.512 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal
Video resolution : 256 x 231 pixels
Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz
Palette colors : 32768

Players : 1
Control : 2-way joystick
Buttons : 3


This game is a prototype version of "Gravitar".


Here is the list of differences with the final version :
• There are ONLY 2 Solar Systems (three in "Gravitar").
• Different Planet, Bunker and Fuel Cell icons.
• Different bunkers' and planets' shapes.
• No planet animations.
• Stronger and more intense Gravity (Game-play is much harder).
• Some sounds are different during the game.
• There is an additional 'Low on Fuel' warning if the fuel level drops below 2000 fuel units that is not present in "Gravitar".
• Rammer ships are present in the south planet of the second solar system - Not in "Gravitar".

Game's ROM.
Machine's picture (bossyman15)

Page last modified on January 05, 2009