The Arcade Video Game by Data East Corp.

Zaviga screenshot


Emulated in MAME ! Coin-Operated Arcade Video Game

Zaviga © 1984 Data East Corp.

A great vertical shoot'em up game.

You play as a futuristic jet fighter aircraft that can transform into a tank to descend and ascend. The planet is under attack by hordes of shape bugs robotics and other war machines. Your Aircraft are equipped with 2 laser cannons and bombs for a dual attack in air or land. The game scrolls infinitely of the levels are stopping for an occasional fight against a cannon mountain, that you defeat by destroying a glowing weak spot. With each scroll through the game introduces new enemies and obstacles like flying rocks and underwater enemies.


Top board Number : DE-0169-0
Middle Board Number : DE-0171-0
Lower Board : DE-0170-0

Main CPU : (2x) M6809 (@ 2 Mhz)
Sound CPU : DECO (@ 2 Mhz)
Sound Chips : (2x) General Instrument AY8910 (@ 1.5 Mhz), DAC

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


Zaviga was released in March 1984.

Game programmer used a Millennium 95085 Microsystem Emulator to program this game.

This was the first Data East game to use the Motorola 6809 CPU.


Main Programmer: Mamoru Kanda
Sub Programmer: Akira Sakuma

Game's ROMs.
Game's screenshots.

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