Tournament Cyberball 2072

The Arcade Video Game PCB by Atari Games Corp.

Tournament Cyberball 2072 screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Arcade Video Game PCB

Tournament Cyberball 2072 © 1989 Atari Games Corp.


This update to "Cyberball 2072" includes the following changes :
* New 'Game Breakers' mode.
* Added Rookie mode.
* Bugfixes, in particular the onside kick.
* Added 100 additional plays.
* Introduced the powerback.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

PICTURE :
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Tournament Cyberball 2072 the  Arcade Video Game PCB
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(members only)
Game ID : 136073

Main CPU : (3x) 68000 (@ 7.15909 Mhz), MOS Technology 6502 (@ 1.789772 Mhz)
Sound Chips : Yamaha YM2151 (@ 3.579545 Mhz), (2x) DAC (@ 3.579545 Mhz)

Players : 4
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 1

TRIVIA

Tournament Cyberball 2072 was released in August 1989.

Default high-score contains nicknames in homage for other Atari games including :
* PAPERBOY for "Paperboy"
* ASTEROID for "Asteroids"
* GAUNTLET for "Gauntlet"
* GRAVITAR for "Gravitar"
* TEMPEST for "Tempest"
* CENTIPED for "Centipede"
* STARWARS for "Star Wars"
* AKKAARRH for "Akka Arrh"
* TOOBIN for "Toobin'"
* ESCAPE for "Escape From The Planet of the Robot Monsters".

A Tournament Cyberball 2072 4 player unit appears in the music video for "Kid Candy" by the grunge rock group Seaweed.

UPDATES

REVISION 1 :
* Build date (OP SYS) : P1 : 17AUG1989 09 :14 :21 / P2 : 07AUG1989 14 :57 :35
* Build date (MAIN) : P1 : 08MAR1987 05 :56 :56 / P2 : 15AUG1989 14 :51 :24

REVISION 2 :
* Build date (OP SYS) : P1 : 18SEP1989 11 :50 :53 / P2 : 17AUG1989 09 :54 :48
* Build date (MAIN) : P1 : 08MAR1987 05 :56 :56 / P2 : 30AUG1989 14 :40 :08

STAFF

Programmer / Designer : John Salwitz
Artist / Designer : Davis A. Ralston
Physicist / Programmer : Paul kwinn
Hardware designer : Doug Snyder
Technician : Rob Rowe
Animators : Mark West, Will Noble, Deborah Short
Audio group : Brad Fuller, Hal Canon, Don Diekneite
Product manager : Jerry Momoda
Cabinet designer : Dave Coox
Cabinet graphics by Atari Visual Communications.

PORTS

CONSOLES:
Atari Lynx [US] (1991) "Tournament Cyberball 2072 [Model PA2038]"
Microsoft XBOX 360 [US] (nov.6, 2012) "Midway Arcade Origins"
Sony PlayStation 3 [US] (nov.6, 2012) "Midway Arcade Origins [Model BLUS-31083]"
[EU] Microsoft XBOX 360 (nov.15, 2012) "Midway Arcade Origins"
Sony PlayStation 3 [EU] (nov.15, 2012) "Midway Arcade Origins [Model BLES-01768]"

SOURCES
Game's ROM.
Game's picture.