Tournament Cyberball 2072

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

 
DESCRIPTION
 
[Coin-Op] Arcade Video Game

Tournament Cyberball 2072 © 1989 Atari Games Corp.


This update to "Cyberball 2072" includes the following changes :
* New 'Game Breakers' mode.
* Added Rookie mode.
* Bugfixes, in particular the onside kick.
* Added 100 additional plays.
* Introduced the powerback.
TECHNICAL
 
PICTURE :
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Tournament Cyberball 2072 machine
Click to enlarge (members only)
Game ID : 136073

Main CPU : (3x) 68000 (@ 7.15909 Mhz), M6502 (@ 1.789772 Mhz)
Sound Chips : Yamaha YM2151 (@ 3.579545 Mhz), (2x) DAC (@ 3.579545 Mhz)

Players : 4
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 1
TRIVIA
 
Tournament Cyberball 2072 was released in August 1989.

Default high-score contains nicknames in homage for other Atari games including :
PAPERBOY for "Paperboy"
ASTEROID for "Asteroids"
GAUNTLET for "Gauntlet"
GRAVITAR for "Gravitar"
TEMPEST for "Tempest"
CENTIPED for "Centipede"
STARWARS for "Star Wars"
AKKAARRH for "Akka Arrh"
TOOBIN for "Toobin'"
ESCAPE for "Escape From The Planet of the Robot Monsters".

A Tournament Cyberball 2072 4 player unit appears in the music video for "Kid Candy" by the grunge rock group Seaweed.
UPDATES
 
REVISION 1 :
Build date (OP SYS) : P1 : 17AUG1989 09 :14 :21 / P2 : 07AUG1989 14 :57 :35
Build date (MAIN) : P1 : 08MAR1987 05 :56 :56 / P2 : 15AUG1989 14 :51 :24

REVISION 2 :
Build date (OP SYS) : P1 : 18SEP1989 11 :50 :53 / P2 : 17AUG1989 09 :54 :48
Build date (MAIN) : P1 : 08MAR1987 05 :56 :56 / P2 : 30AUG1989 14 :40 :08
STAFF
 
Programmer / Designer : John Salwitz
Artist / Designer : Davis A. Ralston
Physicist / Programmer : Paul kwinn
Hardware designer : Doug Snyder
Technician : Rob Rowe
Animators : Mark West, Will Noble, Deborah Short
Audio group : Brad Fuller, Hal Canon, Don Diekneite
Product manager : Jerry Momoda
Cabinet designer : Dave Coox
Cabinet graphics by Atari Visual Communications.
PORTS
 

Consoles:


Atari Lynx usa (1991) "Tournament Cyberball 2072 [Model PA2038]"
Microsoft XBOX 360 usa (November 6, 2012) "Midway Arcade Origins"
Sony PlayStation 3 usa (November 6, 2012) "Midway Arcade Origins [Model BLUS-31083]"
Microsoft XBOX 360 europe (November 15, 2012) "Midway Arcade Origins"
Sony PlayStation 3 europe (November 15, 2012) "Midway Arcade Origins [Model BLES-01768]"
Microsoft XBOX 360 [Games on Demand] usa europe [AU] (August 13, 2013) "Midway Arcade Origins"
SOURCES
 
Game's ROM.
Game's picture.

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