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Helifire

Arcade Video game published 41 years ago by Nintendo

Helifire screenshot

Listed and emulated in MAME !

Helifire © 1980 Nintendo.

Take control of a submarine trapped and under heavy fire from helicopters above the water. Shoot as many helicopters as you can while also avoiding their bombs and other underwater hazards. The different colours of helicopter act differently, and get harder as you progress.

TECHNICAL/MACHINE PICT.
1

Main CPU : Intel 8080 (@ 2.016 Mhz)
Sound CPU : I8035 (@ 400 Khz)
Sound Chips : DAC (@ 400 Khz)

Screen orientation : Vertical
Video resolution : 224 x 256 pixels
Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz
Palette colors : 1032

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

TRIVIA

Released in June 1980.

PORTS

A version of the game was planned for the NES but cancelled by Nintendo.

SOURCES

Game's ROM.
Machine's picture.