Released in August 1978. 10,330 units were produced.
The development of this game took 19 months (started in February 77).
Lost World was the first machine to use the second-generation AS-2518-35 hardware. It was also First machine to use electronic sounds, replacing chimes, and the first machine to use a photographic backglass.
At a Chicago Expo, artist Paul Farris stated humorously that the backglass figures were based on himself and his wife.