Cyberball 2072

The Arcade Video Game PCB by Atari Games

Cyberball 2072 screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

Information for the following ROM(s): cyberbal2p cyberbal2p3 cyberbal2p1 cyberbal2p2

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Arcade Video Game PCB

Cyberball 2072 © 1989 Atari Games Corporation.


Cyberball has a new look this year, including : simplified play for beginners, new special challenge game, improved robot buy feature, new robot, new teams and 150 new plays (for a total of 250).
Goodies for Cyberball 2072
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TECHNICAL INFORMATION

PICTURE :
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Cyberball 2072 the  Arcade Video Game PCB
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Owners of the original "Cyberball" cabinets could upgrade to Cyberball 2072 via an Atari Games-produced piggyback board which updated the old Cyberball units to 2072 version.

Main CPU : Motorola 68000 (@ 7.15909 Mhz), MOS Technology 6502 (@ 1.7895 Mhz)
Sound Chips : Yamaha YM2151 (@ 3.579 Mhz), OKI6295 (@ 9.037 Khz)

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

TRIVIA

Cyberball 2072 was released in November 1989.

Default highscore contains nicknames in homage for other Atari games including :
* PAPERBOY for "Paperboy"
* ASTEROID for "Asteroids"
* GAUNTLET for "Gauntlet"
* GRAVITAR for "Gravitar"
* TEMPEST for "Tempest"
* CENTIPED for "Centipede"
* STARWARS for "Star Wars"
* AKKAARRH for "Akka Arrh"
* TOOBIN for "Toobin'"
* ESCAPE for "Escape From The Planet of the Robot Monsters".

UPDATES

REVISION 1 :
* Build date : OP SYS 22AUG1989 17 :15 :27 / MAIN 23AUG1989 09 :55 :00

REVISION 2 :
* Build date : OP SYS 22AUG1989 17 :15 :27 / MAIN 01SEP1989 15 :00 :16

REVISION 3 :
* Build date : OP SYS 22AUG1989 17 :15 :27 / MAIN 12SEP1989 20 :31 :11

REVISION 4 :
* Build date : OP SYS 13OCT1989 14 :18 :50 / MAIN 13OCT1989 15 :34 :05

STAFF

Programmer / Designer : John Salwitz
Artist / Designer : Davis A. Ralston
Physicist / Programmer : Paul kwinn
Hardware designer : Doug Snyder
Technician : Rob Rowe
Animators : Mark West, Will Noble, Deborah Short
Audio group : Brad Fuller, Hal Canon, Don Diekneite
Product manager : Jerry Momoda
Cabinet designer : Dave Coox
Cabinet graphics by Atari Visual Communications.

PORTS

CONSOLES:
Sony PlayStation 2 [AU] (2004) "Midway Arcade Treasures 2"
[US] Microsoft XBOX (oct.11, 2004) "Midway Arcade Treasures 2 [Model MWO-3201W]"
Nintendo GameCube [US] (oct.11, 2004) "Midway Arcade Treasures 2 [Model DOL-GAYE-USA]"
[US] Sony PS2 (oct.11, 2004) "Midway Arcade Treasure 2 [Model SLUS-20997]"
[EU] Microsoft XBOX (oct.29, 2004) "Midway Arcadee Treasures 2"
[EU] Sony PS2 (oct.29, 2004) "Midway Arcade Treasure 2 [Model SLES-52844]"
[US] Sony PSP (dec.13, 2005) "Midway Arcade Treasures: Extended Play [Model ULUS-10059]"
[EU] Sony PSP (feb.24, 2006) "Midway Arcade Treasures: Extended Play [Model ULES-00180]"
Sony PSP [PSN] [US] (june.28, 2010) "Midway Arcade Treasures: Extended Play"
Microsoft XBOX 360 [XBLA] [US] [EU] (sept.5, 2007) [retired in 2010]

COMPUTERS:
[US] PC [MS Windows, CD-ROM] (feb.17, 2006) "Midway Arcade Treasures Deluxe Edition"
[EU] PC [MS Windows, CD-ROM] (mar.17, 2006) "Midway Arcade Treasures Deluxe Edition" by Zoo Digital Publishing

SOURCES
Game's ROM.
Game's picture.