Lunar Battle

A 36-year-old Arcade Video Game by Atari, Inc.

Lunar Battle screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

Information for the following ROM(s): lunarbat lunarba1


Lunar Battle © 1982 Atari.


Lunar Battle the Arcade Video Game
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Main CPU : MOS Technology M6502 (@ 1.512 Mhz)
Sound Chips : (2x) POKEY (@ 1.512 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal
Video resolution : 256 x 231 pixels
Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz
Palette colors : 32768

Players : 1
Control : 2-way joystick
Buttons : 3


This game is a prototype version of "Gravitar".


Here is the list of differences with the final version :
* There are ONLY 2 Solar Systems (three in "Gravitar").
* Different Planet, Bunker and Fuel Cell icons.
* Different bunkers' and planets' shapes.
* No planet animations.
* Stronger and more intense Gravity (Game-play is much harder).
* Some sounds are different during the game.
* There is an additional 'Low on Fuel' warning if the fuel level drops below 2000 fuel units that is not present in "Gravitar".
* Rammer ships are present in the south planet of the second solar system - Not in "Gravitar".

Game's ROM.
Machine's picture (bossyman15)