Speak & Rescue

A 38-year-old Arcade Video Game by Sun Electronics

Speak & Rescue screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

Information for the following ROM(s): speakres speakresb


Speak & Rescue © 1980 Sun Electronics.

A space shooter game.

The alien spaceships comes to planet earth, invasion has been established, hurry up help and avoid the human abduction destroying with the defense moon spaceship, all the hordes of aliens.


Main CPU : (2x) Zilog Z80 (@ 2.5 Mhz)
Sound Chips : General Instrument AY8910 (@ 1.25 Mhz), SN76477 (@ 1.25 Mhz), DAC (@ 1.25 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Vertical
Video resolution : 256 x 256 pixels
Screen refresh : 57.00 Hz
Palette colors : 8

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


Speak & Rescue was released in May 1980.

This game is known under Taito license as "Stratovox".

This game was the first game to have synthesized voices and is the very first release from Sun Electronics. Sun Electronics was a player in the early 80's arcade market. They only made a few game before changing their name to Sun Corporation. Then in 1988 they once again underwent a change of name to Sunsoft.

A bootleg of this game is known as "Space Echo".


Yellow saucer : 50 points
Red saucer : 100 points
Saucer with human : ??? points
Bonus at end of round : 100 points per human not captured

Game's ROM.