Assault Plus

Arcade Video game published 33 years ago by NAMCO

Assault Plus screenshot

Listed and emulated in MAME.

Assault Plus © 1988 Namco.

Your mission is to reclaim your homeland by destroying the enemy forces that have taken over. You have an Assault tank, the supreme mobile weapon. Your tank has artillery guns and grenades, can perform Rapid Rolls to dodge enemy shots, and uses Power Wheelies to launch grenades.


Namco System 2 hardware
Game ID : AT

Main CPU : (2x) Motorola 68000 (@ 12.288 Mhz), M6809 (@ 3.072 Mhz), HD63705 (@ 2.048 Mhz)
Sound Chips : C140 (@ 21.39 Khz), YM2151 (@ 3.57958 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Vertical
Video resolution : 224 x 288 pixels
Screen refresh : 60.61 Hz
Palette colors : 8192

Players : 2
Control : Double 8-way joysticks
Buttons : 1


This game is an upgrade of "Assault". This upgrade was only released in Japan.


Assault Plus contains :
* Cocktail mode.
* Different colors.
* Intermission screen.
* Intro has new music.
* Minor enemy changes (strength, colors).
* Two player mode.
* Two skill levels of play.
* Zero points bonus is gone.


Game designer : Kunio Ogawara
Music composed by : Shinji Hosoe, Kazuo Noguchi


[US] [EU] [AU] Sony PlayStation [JP] "Namco Museum Volume 4" : Hidden game. See "Assault" entry for release dates in each region.


Game's ROM.