A 35-year-old Arcade Video Game by Seibu Denshi

Stinger screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

Information for the following ROM(s): stinger stinger2


Stinger © 1983 Seibu Denshi.

The game consists of traveling around a space fortress meanwhile shooting aliens and spaceships. An object called 'Bongo' could be used as a defense method. This object will shoot itself to the enemies for a few seconds.
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Main CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 3.072 Mhz)
Sound CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 1.78975 Mhz)
Sound Chips : (2x) General Instrument AY8910 (@ 1.536 Mhz), Discrete circuitry
Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 2


Released in December 1983.

This is the first game manufactured by Seibu Denshi. Stinger is notable for being a horizontally scrolling shoot'em up with a vertically oriented screen, a rather uncommon design.

Game's ROM.