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Romset and name:
blueshrk Blue Shark
Manufacturer:
Midway
Year:
Genre:
Shooter
Category:
Shooter / Gallery
Serie:
-
Driver source:
Language:
English
Similar games:
Input / Controls
Players:
Only one supported (solo)
Input:
Paddle
Buttons / keys:
Coins:
Cabinet:
-
Free-play:
Not supported
Rankings
Avarage user rating:
AntoPISA BestGame:
30 to 40 (Amendable)
MASH All-Time:
-
Video
Display:
260x224@59.541985 Hz, CRT 15kHz
Orientation:
Horizontal
Scrolling:
Unknown
Colors:
Black & White
CPU:
Intel 8080
Audio
Sound:
Audio chips:
Discrete Sound, Speaker
Romset
First release:
Mame 0.34b1 released on aug-16 1998
Last release:
Mame 0.213 released on sep-04 2019
Clone of:
-
Clones:
Bios:
Not required
Use rom of:
-
Use sample of:
-
Previous romset:
None
New romset:
None
Files
Dump:
GOOD
Required files:
Status
OVERALL:
IMPERFECT
Emulation:
Good
Graphic:
Good
Color:
Good
Sound:
Imperfect
Cocktail:
-
Protection:
Good
Save state:
Supported
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  • This Arcade Video game was published 41 years ago:

    Blue Shark © 1978 Midway Mfg. Co.

    Insert coin(s), and underwater creatures appear randomly on the screen. By pulling the trigger on the speargun, the player fires spears at the sea creatures. Features a three dimensional color background scenery depicting an underwater scene.

    TECHNICAL
    Game No. 742

    Cabinet dimensions: 68,5'' (174,5 cm) High x 25,5'' (65 cm) Wide x 35,5'' (90 cm) Deep. Weight: 223 Lbs (101 Kg).


    Main CPU: Intel 8080 (@ 1.9968 Mhz)
    Sound Chips: Discrete circuitry

    Screen orientation: Horizontal
    Video resolution: 256 x 224 pixels
    Screen refresh: 60.00 Hz
    Palette colors: 2

    Players: 1
    Control: paddle
    Buttons: 1

    TRIVIA
    Released in September 1978.

    SCORING
    Shark (long range): 500 points.
    Octopus: 400 points.
    Shark (short range): 300 points.
    Swordfish: 200 points.
    Skindiver: -500 points.

    TIPS AND TRICKS
    • Don't Shoot The Skindiver!: If player hits the skindiver, he is penalized 500 points.
    • When the player's score reaches 7000 points, movement of the targets speeds up.
    • By default, one free play is awarded for a score of 18,000 points (operator adjustable).

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