A 39-year-old Arcade Video Game by SEGA Enterprises

Invinco screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

Information for the following ROM(s): invinco


Invinco © 1979 Sega.

Another game in spired by "Space Invaders", this one includes some innovation on the aliens : One row blinks in and out of view, another row's aliens roll so as to make themselves harder or easier to hit, and a 3rd row of aliens each take (at least) 3 hits to kill. A 4th row has aliens that turn into bombs, blowing up everything around them to make your job somewhat easier.
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Invinco the Arcade Video Game
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Game ID : 310-318

Main CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 1.93356 Mhz)
Sound Chips : Samples

Screen orientation : Vertical
Video resolution : 224 x 256 pixels
Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz
Palette colors : 64

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


Released during November 1979.


Bottom Blue aliens : 100 points
White aliens : 200 points
Yellow aliens : 300 points
Light Blue Aliens : 400 ponts
Top Blue Aliens : 800 points
UFOs : 1,000 - 2,000 points


Time your shots when aiming at certain targets. The white aliens turn invisible on you, so try to hit them when they're visible on the screen. Also, there's a period of time that the top aliens are invulnerable to your shots while they change to another form; wait a second or so before shooting them again so you don't waste shots and time.

Game's ROM.