Space Battle

Arcade Video game published 39 years ago by
US Billiards, Inc.

Space Battle screenshot

Listed and emulated in MAME !
Information for the following ROM(s): spacbatt spacbat2

DESCRIPTION

Space Battle © 1980 U.S Billiards.


You pilot an arrowhead-shaped vessel at the bottom of the screen, facing off against four different types of enemies. Certain enemies drop 'space soldiers' when shot, if these make it to the bottom of the screen, they will try to 'spear' your ship from behind.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

1
Main CPU : Motorola 6800
Sound Chips : Tone generator and discrete circuits

Screen orientation : Vertical
Video resolution : 224 x 256 pixels
Screen refresh : 60.61 Hz
Palette colors : 98

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

TRIVIA

From designer: The reason I used the Motorola 6800 was it was one of the first microprocessors to come down to a reasonable price. (John Wilbur)

STAFF

Software, hardware designed by: John Wilbur

SOURCES
Game's ROM.
Machine's picture.