Sky Skipper

The Video Game PCB by Nintendo Co., Ltd.

Sky Skipper screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Video Game PCB

Sky Skipper © 1981 Nintendo.


The wonder kingdom is conquered by giant gorillas the player controls a hero pilot and your mission is to save the king and the royal family and his aides have been kidnaped and caged you must rescue and release them, dropping bombs on gorillas to knock them and catch with your plane all the characters, maneuvering through the maze stay alert to replenish your fuel tank and avoiding colliding with the environment to clear the stage.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

PICTURE :
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Sky Skipper the  Video Game PCB
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Main CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)
Sound Chips : General Instrument AY8910 (@ 2 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal
Video resolution : 512 x 448 pixels
Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz
Palette colors : 288

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

TRIVIA

Sky Skipper was released in August 1981 in Japan.

Some of clear stage tunes in the game sounds very similar like melodies of these contemporary games such: Donkey Kong, Donkey Kong Jr and Pinball.

PORTS

Consoles:


Atari 2600 (1983)

SOURCES
Game's ROM.
Machine's picture.

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