Turbo Sub

The Arcade PCB by Ent. Sciences

Turbo Sub screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Arcade PCB

Turbo Sub © 1986 Entertainment Sciences.


A 3-D undersea driving/shooting adventure game. The player pilots a futuristic submarine and battles invading alien creatures from outer space beneath the ocean.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

PICTURE :
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Turbo Sub the  Arcade PCB
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Cabinets dimensions :
Height : 183 cm (72in.)
Width : 60.3 cm (23-3/4in.)
Depth : 83 cm (32-3/4in.)

Hardware : RIP (Real-Time Image Processor) System
Main CPU : (3x) M6809E (@ 4 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal
Video resolution : 272 x 272 pixels
Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz
Palette colors : 512

Players : 1

TRIVIA

This is the Entertainment Sciences' second and last game. To market the game, Entertainment Sciences held several competitions with a grand championship in 1986. Participants received a TURBO-SUB SHOOT OUT T-Shirt.

TIPS AND TRICKS

• A bonus screen is displayed at the end of each round.

• At the end of the first scene (above water) :
- 10,000 points awarded for each saucer destroyed, or
- 1,000,000 points awarded for destroying all 36 saucers.

• For the second round only, a time counter (10 counts/sec.) is enabled. The time counter runs until the second round is over. 5,000 points are awarded for each count.

PORTS

Consoles:


Atari Lynx (1991)

SOURCES
Game's ROM.
Machine's picture.

Page last modified on February 14, 2010