Mega Zone [Model GX319]

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The [Coin-Op] Arcade Video Game by Konami Industry Co., Ltd. [Osaka, Japan]

 
DESCRIPTION
 
[Coin-Op] Arcade Video Game

Mega Zone © 1983 Konami.


A great action shoot'em up game.

Take the control of an amphibious Rocket Tank, and your mission is to advance through infested enemy territory, you must choose your path carefully and take precise aim, increase your fire power collecting twelve power item pods; "MEG" stay alert to all enemy's moves. Your encounter a multitude of enemies varies depending on which path you choose. The screen continues until reach the ominous "Megazone" and annihilate the giant mechanical eyeballs the fortress Command tower which is only vulnerable when open. Your next mission awaits...
TECHNICAL
 
PICTURE :
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Mega Zone [Model GX319] machine
Click to enlarge (members only)
Game ID : GX319

Main CPU : M6809 (@ 2.048 Mhz), Z80 (@ 3.072 Mhz)
Sound CPU : I8039 (@ 477.266 Khz)
Sound Chips : AY8910 (@ 1.78975 Mhz), DAC, (3x) RC (@ 1.789772 Mhz)

Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 2
TRIVIA
 
Mega Zone was released in March 1983.

Also licensed to Kosuka for manufacture and distribution.

Yashiro Oda holds the official record for this game with 2,228,650 points.
SOURCES
 
Game's ROM.
Machine's picture.

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