A 35-year-old Arcade Video Game by SEGA Enterprises
Emulated in MAME !
Information for the following ROM(s): ixion
Ixion © 1983 Sega.
This is a shoot 'em up game where the player has to collect letters for points.
All the letters must be collected to reach the KAILO round. The player receives 500 to 8000 points for collecting gold letters. Enemies are worth 200 points & crystals are worth 1000 points. The KAILO ball heals tiles while the OLIAK ball destroys tiles. A bonus ship is awarded every 100000 points.
Main CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 3.04125 Mhz), I8035 (@ 400 Khz)
Sound Chips : Custom (@ 400 Khz)
Screen orientation : Vertical
Video resolution : 224 x 256 pixels
Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz
Palette colors : 256
Players : 2
Control : Dial
Buttons : 1
Released in January 1983.
Atari 2600 (1984) : Unreleased prototype