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Main data
Romset and name:
espial Espial (Europe)
Manufacturer:
Orca / Thunderbolt
Year:
Genre:
Shooter
Category:
Shooter / Flying 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:
Cocktail, Upright
Free-play:
Not supported
Rankings
Avarage user rating:
AntoPISA BestGame:
40 to 50 (Decent)
MASH All-Time:
-
Video
Display:
256x224@60 Hz, CRT 15kHz
Orientation:
Horizontal
Scrolling:
Unknown
Colors:
-
CPU:
Zilog Z80
Audio
Sound:
Audio chips:
AY-3-8910A PSG, Speaker
Romset
First release:
Mame 0.28 released on sep-07 1997
Last release:
Mame 0.213 released on sep-04 2019
Clone of:
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Clones:
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Previous romset:
espiale Espial (Europe)
New romset:
None
Files
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GOOD
Required files:
Status
OVERALL:
GOOD
Emulation:
Good
Graphic:
Good
Color:
Good
Sound:
Good
Cocktail:
-
Protection:
Good
Save state:
Supported
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  • This Arcade Video game was published 36 years ago:

    Espial © 1983 Thunderbolt

    A very good "Xevious" clone with some elements of "Star Force" thrown in as well. Catchy starting music.

    TECHNICAL
    Main CPU: (2x) Zilog Z80 (@ 3.072 Mhz)
    Sound Chips: General Instrument AY8910 (@ 1.5 Mhz)

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

    TRIVIA
    Released in September 1983.

    Developed by Orca and licensed to Thunderbolt.

    The European version of Espial was distributed by NOVA Apparate GMBH Hamburg.

    Riccardo Padolecchia holds the official record for this game with 3,760,000 points.

    STAFF
    Staff: Takano-san

    PORTS
    • CONSOLES:
    Atari 2600 (1984)

    • COMPUTERS:
    Atari 800 (1984)
    Commodore C64 (1984)

    CONTRIBUTE
    Edit this entry: https://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=765&o=2
    Informations provided by © Alexis Bousiges
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