Desert Assault

Arcade Video game published 30 years ago by Data East

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Listed and emulated in MAME !

Desert Assault © 1991 Data East Corp.

A great shoot'em up game.

The players control one of four soldiers, in his mission must grab machine guns or other projectile weapons, throw grenades and shoot their way through the terrorist arsenal, you could make uses of some war vehicles, while you save the hostages and reach to terrorist lair and stop the leader and his evil plan of launch a missile of chemical arms containing deadly spores, stop it before it's too late the world needs you soldier.

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Game ID : MAJ

Main CPU : (2x) Motorola 68000 (@ 14 Mhz)
Sound CPU : Hudson Soft HuC6280 (@ 4.0275 Mhz)
Sound Chips : YM2203 (@ 4.0275 Mhz), YM2151 (@ 3.58 Mhz), OKI6295 (@ 7.757 Khz), OKI6295 (@ 15.514 Khz)

Players : 4
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 2


Desert Assault was released in March 1991.

This game is known outside US as "Thunder Zone".

Pony Canyon / Scitron released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Thunder Zone - PCCB-00068) on 21/08/1991.


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