Sky Destroyer

The Video Game PCB by Taito Corp.

Sky Destroyer screenshot

DESCRIPTION

Emulated in MAME ! [ARCADE] Video Game PCB

Sky Destroyer © 1985 Taito Corp.


An excellent and challenging shoot'em up game.

The player controls a World War II Japanese monoplane of color green, furrowing the sky over enemy waters.

The pilot has to avoid missiles and destroy a variety of enemies like Submarines, Aircraft, a Navy Destroyer and a Mid-Boss Heavy bombers and the final Bosses to clear next stages and go to bonus zone.

At each new phase the colour of the sky changes according to day cycle, starts (night, Morning and afternoon) later a hostile island, could view on the horizon and the attack of the enemy becomes more intense.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Main CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 6 Mhz)
Sound CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 3 Mhz)
Sound Chips : (2x) Yamaha YM2203 (@ 1.5 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal
Video resolution : 256 x 224 pixels
Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz
Palette colors : 256

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

TRIVIA

Sky Destroyer was released in May 1985 in Japan only. Due to its theme, this game was not distributed in USA.

PORTS

Consoles:


Nintendo Famicom (1985) "Sky Destroyer [Model TFC-SD-4500]"
Nintendo Famicom (1987) Sky Destroyer (by FMG)

Computers:


Apple II (198?)

SOURCES
Game's ROM.
Game's screenshots.

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