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Cosmic Monsters [Upright model]

Arcade Video game published 45 years ago by Universal Co., Ltd

Listed in MAME

Cosmic Monsters [Upright model] screenshot

Cosmic Monsters © 1979 Universal.

Space Invader's clone.

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[Upright model]

Main CPU : Intel 8080 (@ 1.9968 Mhz)
Sound Chips : SN76477 (@ 1.9968 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Vertical
Video resolution : 224 x 240 pixels
Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz
Palette colors : 2

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


This is the first game manufactured by Universal and the first game of the 'Cosmic' series (See 'Series' section for more info).

Large Invader 10 points
Medium Invader 20 points
Small Invader 30 points
Saucers Bonus number of points before touching other saucer, 100 points after touching other saucer

If you don't destroy the saucer that flies on top of the screen, it lowers itself and drops a new layer of invaders for you to shoot. This layer covers the whole space (instead of what's left over), so you're forced to shoot across the whole screen again.


Cosmic Series

1. Cosmic Monsters [Upright model] (1979)
2. Cosmic Monsters 2 (1979)
3. Cosmic Guerilla (1979)
4. Cosmic Alien (1980)
5. Devil Zone (1980)
6. Zero Hour (1980)
7. Space Panic (1980)
8. Cosmic Avenger (1981)


Game's ROM.
Game's picture.