Thunderjaws

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The [Coin-Op] Arcade Video Game by Atari Games Corp. [Milpitas, CA, USA]

DESCRIPTION
[Coin-Op] Arcade Video Game

Thunderjaws © 1990 Atari Games Corp.


A one or two player shooter game.

You play as a secret agent, member of the underwater special forces unit, have been selected to infiltrate Madam Q's secret headquarters and stop her evil plans before she destroy the world.

In the levels you must face shooting a variety of enemies like mechanical sharks, mutants, enemy divers and underwater firing turrets. Other scenes include a side-scrolling platformer locations,you must save the hostages while you find weapons, power-ups and health along the way to later confront evil Bosses at the end of each level.
TECHNICAL
PICTURE :
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Thunderjaws machine
Click to enlarge (members only)
Game ID : 136076

Main CPU : (2x) Motorola 68000 (@ 7.15909 Mhz), MOS Technology 6502 (@ 1.7895 Mhz)
Sound Chips : Yamaha YM2151 (@ 3.579 Mhz), OKI6295 (@ 9.037 Khz)

Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 2
TRIVIA
Thunderjaws was released in June 1990. It was released as a conversion kit only. 633 kits were produced in the USA and 179 in Ireland for European distribution. The selling price was $1295.

Default highscore table (Most Excellent Divers) :
1 RBD 1500
2 NAT 1451
3 MMQ 1413
4 MMQ 1376
5 SGM 1322
6 WJN 1299
7 PAT 1237
8 F K 1204
9 CSE 1183
10 KEM 1148
11 RBD 1116
12 NAT 1084
13 MMQ 1022
14 MMQ 1001
15 PAT 995
16 F K 987
17 SGM 946
18 WJN 931
19 CSE 919
20 KEM 888
21 TJ_ 850
22 FUN 831
23 MMQ 807
24 MMQ 777
25 RBD 753
26 NAT 725
27 SGM 692
28 WJN 649
29 CSE 573
30 KEM 527
PORTS

Computers:


Sinclair ZX Spectrum (1991)
Amstrad CPC (1991)
Commodore C64 (1991)
Commodore Amiga (1991)
Atari ST (1991)
SOURCES
Game's ROM.
Machine's picture.

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