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Romset and name:
ar_xeon Xenon (Arcadia, V 2.3)
Manufacturer:
Arcadia Systems
Year:
Genre:
Shooter
Category:
Shooter / Misc. Vertical
Serie:
-
Driver source:
Language:
English
Similar games:
Input / Controls
Players:
Up to 2 players (solo, 2 alternates)
Input:
Joystick 8 ways
Buttons / keys:
Coins:
Cabinet:
-
Free-play:
Not supported
Rankings
Avarage user rating:
AntoPISA BestGame:
50 to 60 (Not Good Enough)
MASH All-Time:
-
Video
Display:
724x483@59.940059 Hz, CRT 31kHz
Orientation:
Horizontal
Scrolling:
Unknown
Colors:
-
CPU:
MOS 8520 CIA, Motorola MC68000
Audio
Sound:
2 channels
Audio chips:
8364 Paula, Speaker
Romset
First release:
Mame 0.89u5 released on dec-15 2004
Last release:
Mame 0.219 released on feb-29 2020
Clone of:
-
Bios:
ar_bios Arcadia System BIOS
Use rom of:
-
Use sample of:
-
Previous romset:
None
New romset:
None
Files
Dump:
GOOD
Required files:
Status
OVERALL:
GOOD
Emulation:
Good
Graphic:
Good
Color:
Good
Sound:
Good
Cocktail:
-
Protection:
Good
Save state:
Unsupported
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  • Arcadia Super Select board published 32 years ago:

    Xenon © 1988 Arcadia Systems.

    A vertically scrolling shoot-em-up from well-known Commodore Amiga coders, the 'Bitmap Brothers'. Xenon's distinguishing gameplay feature is that the player's craft could be switched between being a land-based tank and an airborne spaceship at the touch of a button.

    TECHNICAL
    Arcadia System hardware

    Main CPU: Motorola 68000 (@ 7.15909 Mhz)
    Sound Chips: Custom (@ 3.579545 Mhz)

    Screen orientation: Horizontal
    Video resolution: 671 x 216 pixels
    Screen refresh: 60.00 Hz
    Palette colors: 4096

    Players: 2
    Control: 8-way Joystick
    Buttons: 2

    TRIVIA
    Xenon was originally called "KellyX" during the development.

    This is the first Bitmap Brothers game, a team of programmers which made some of the greatest amiga titles ever.

    SERIES
    • Xenon (1988)
    • Xenon II (1989, Commodore Amiga)
    • Xenon 2000 - Project PCF (2002, PC [MS Windows])

    PORTS
    • COMPUTERS:
    Amstrad CPC (1988)
    Atari ST (1988)
    Commodore Amiga (1988)
    PC (1988)
    Sinclair ZX Spectrum (1989)
    Commodore 64 (1989)
    MSX (1989)

    CONTRIBUTE
    Edit this entry: https://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=3828&o=2
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