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Romset and name:
arkarea Ark Area
Manufacturer:
Year:
Genre:
Shooter
Category:
Shooter / Field
Serie:
Driver source:
Language:
English
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Input / Controls
Players:
Up to 2 players (solo, 2 concurrents)
Input:
Joystick 8 ways
Buttons / keys:
Coins:
Cabinet:
-
Free-play:
Not supported
Rankings
Avarage user rating:
AntoPISA BestGame:
70 to 80 (Good)
MASH All-Time:
-
Video
Display:
256x192@59.61 Hz, CRT 15kHz
Orientation:
Horizontal
Scrolling:
Unknown
Colors:
-
CPU:
Zilog Z80
Audio
Sound:
Audio chips:
Speaker, YM2203 OPN
Romset
First release:
Mame 0.36b4 released on sep-04 1999
Last release:
Mame 0.219 released on feb-29 2020
Clone of:
-
Bios:
Not required
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:
Supported
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  • Arcade Video game published 33 years ago:

    Ark Area © 1987 UPL.

    An overhead shoot'em up where you fight through 23 stages, battling 1 or 2 bosses at the end of each level

    TECHNICAL
    Game ID: UPL-87007

    Main CPU: Zilog Z80 (@ 6 Mhz)
    Sound CPU: Zilog Z80 (@ 5 Mhz)
    Sound Chips: (2x) Yamaha YM2203 (@ 1.5 Mhz)

    Screen orientation: Horizontal
    Video resolution: 256 x 192 pixels
    Screen refresh: 60.00 Hz
    Palette colors: 768

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

    TRIVIA
    Ark Area was released in December 1987. It was a Japan-only release.

    SERIES
    • Nova 2001 (1983)
    • Ark Area (1987)

    STAFF
    Staff: Tsutomu Fuzisawa, Hiropi, Mingma, Nihei, Nozawa

    PORTS
    • CONSOLES:
    [JP] Sony PS4 [PSN] (jan.19, 2017) "Arcade Archives - Arc Area [Model CUSA-05978]"

    CONTRIBUTE
    Edit this entry: https://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=105&o=2
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