Space Zap [Upright model] [No. 902]

The Video Game PCB by Midway Mfg. Co.

Space Zap [Upright model] [No. 902] screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Video Game PCB

Space Zap © 1980 Midway.


A multi-directional space shoot'em up game.

The space colony is in danger his defense base is being attacked by a alien threat it comes in four differents quadrants and their attacks are devastating, quickly use the cannon to destroy them and release the base of the hostile threat must be quick because time passes, the enemy increases the intensity and speed of attack and can exploit its base you must avoid this, you must using your control skills at win the mission and defend your base.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Game No. 902
Upright model
Dimensions: 73 x 26-1/2 x 34 inches

Main CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 1.789773 Mhz)
Sound Chips : Astrocade (@ 1.789773 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal
Video resolution : 320 x 204 pixels
Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz
Palette colors : 256

Players: 2 (Alternatively)
Buttons: 5 (four directional buttons and a fire button).

TRIVIA

Space Zap was released in October 1980.

This game was licensed from Game-A-Tron, who had released it earlier as "Zap".

In addition to "Berzerk", Space Zap also inspired the multi-directional shooting in "Robotron". At the time, this fact was not well known.

SCORING

Space mine : 250 points
Alien ship : 500 points
Attack sattelite : 2,000 points

TIPS AND TRICKS

Extra laser bases are awarded every 75,000 points.

STAFF

PORTS

Consoles:


Bally Astrocade ("Space Fortress")

Computers:


Tandy Color Computer (198?, "Space Zapper")
TI99/4a (1983, "Starship Pegasus")

SOURCES
Game's ROM.
Game's Manual.

Page last modified on August 10, 2014