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Xevious

Export Arcade Video game published 38 years ago by Atari, Inc.

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Listed and emulated in MAME !

Xevious (c) 1983 Atari, Incorporated.

Export version by Atari for North America. Game developed in Japan by Namco. For more information about the game itself, please see the original Namco version entry.

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TECHNICAL/MACHINE PICT.
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TRIVIA

Even though the title screen says 1982, Xevious was released in February 1983 in North America by Atari, under license from Namco.

5,295 units were produced by Atari. The intro price was $2,095, lowered to $995 in September 1983.

In 1982, Atari released a set of 12 collector pins including : "Missile Command", "Battlezone", "Tempest", "Asteroids Deluxe", "Space Duel", "Centipede", "Gravitar", "Dig Dug", "Kangaroo", "Xevious", "Millipede" and "Food Fight".

The background theme from this game was used for certain segments of the video game-based TV game show "Starcade".

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PORTS

NOTE: Only ports released in North America are listed here. For ports released in other regions, please see the original Namco version entry.

CONSOLES:
[US] Atari 2600 "Xevious [Model CX-2695]" : Unreleased prototype
[US] Atari 5200 "Xevious [Model CX-5246]" : Unreleased prototype
[US] Atari 7800 (1987) "Xevious [Model CX7810]"
[US] Nintendo NES (sept.1988) "Xevious - The Avenger [Model NES-XV-USA]"
[US] Sony PlayStation (sept.30, 1996) "Namco Museum Vol.2 [Model SLUS-00216]"
[US] Sony PlayStation (june.30, 1997) "Xevious 3D/G+ [Model SLUS-00461]"
[US] Microsoft XBOX (aug.30, 2005) "Namco Museum - 50th Anniversary [Model NMO-2201A-NM]"
[US] Nintendo GameCube (aug.30, 2005) "Namco Museum - 50th Anniversary [Model DOL-G5NE-USA]"
[US] Sony PS2 (aug.30, 2005) "Namco Museum - 50th Anniversary [Model SLUS-21164]"
[US] Microsoft XBOX 360 [XBLA] (may.23, 2007)
[US] Nintendo Wii (oct.23, 2007) "Namco Museum Remix [Model RVL-RN2E-USA]"
[US] Microsoft XBOX 360 [XBLA] (nov.4, 2008) "Namco Museum - Virtual Arcade [Model 21022]"
[US] Sony PlayStation 3 [PSN] (jul.16, 2009) "Namco Museum Essentials [Model NPUB-30086]"
[US] Nintendo Wii (nov.16, 2010) "Namco Museum Megamix"

HANDHELDS:
[US] Sony PSP (aug.23, 2005) "Namco Museum Battle Collection [Model ULUS-10035]"
[US] Nintendo DS (sept.18, 2007) "Namco Museum DS [Model NTR-YNME-USA]"
[US] Nintendo 3DS [3DSWare] (jul.21, 2011) "3D Classics - Xevious [Model CTR-SABE-USA]" : re-mastered version, featuring 3D effects

COMPUTERS:
[US] Commodore C64 (1986)
[US] PC [MS Windows, CD-ROM] (jul.31, 1998) "Microsoft Revenge of Arcade"
[US] PC [MS Windows, CD-ROM] (oct.25, 2005) "Namco Museum - 50th Anniversary"

OTHERS:
[US] Arcade (1995) "Namco Classics Collection Vol.1"
[US] Ms. Pac-Man TV Game (2004) by Jakks Pacific)
[US] Ms. Pac-Man TV Game Wireless Version (2005) by Jakks Pacific
[US] Mobile Phones (mar.9, 2005)
[US] Retro Arcade featuring Pac-Man (2008) by Jakks Pacific
[US] Arcade (2010) "Pac-Man's Arcade Party"
[US] Apple iPhone/iPod (jan.26, 2012) "Namco Arcade [Model 465606050]"
[US] Pac-Man Connect and Play (2012) by Bandai
[US] Arcade (2018) "Pac-Man's Pixel Bash"

SOURCES

Game's ROM.