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Arcade Video game published 33 years ago by Atari Games Corp.

Listed in MAME

Batman screenshot

Batman © 1991 Atari Games.

Batman must save Gotham City from The Joker in this action game. Featuring stages with the Batmobile and the Batwing.

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Game ID : 136085

Main CPU : Motorola 68000 (@ 14.31818 Mhz), MOS Technology 6502 (@ 1.7895 Mhz)
Sound Chips : Yamaha YM2151 (@ 3.579 Mhz), OKI6295 (@ 9.037 Khz)

Players : 1
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 2


Batman was released in April 1991 (even if the title screen says 1990) as a conversion kit only. 500 kits were produced in the USA and 101 in Ireland for European distribution. The selling price was $1095 at its time of release.

The storyline is based on the 1989 movie of the same name directed by Tim Burton. This game features realistic sounds and voices from the movie.

Mr. Kelly R. Flewin of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada holds the official records for this game with 178,000 points with 3 starting lives and 208,306 points with 7 starting lives, both set on June 1, 2008.

Michael Jackson used to own this game. It was sold at the official Michael Jackson Auction on Apr. 24th, 2009.


* When you push the test mode button, go to game options and set difficulty to Easy. Exit the test mode by pushing the test mode button. While in Gotham City (stage 1), enemies do not come out of the door, but they will again in later stages.


Produced by Numega team.

Team Leader: John Ray
Design: Kelly Turner
Program: Kelly Turner, Norm Avellar
Artist: Will Noble, Mark West, Kris Moser, Chuck Eyler, Bridget Erdmann, Sharon Plotkin, Sean Murphy
Sound: John Paul


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