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Main data
Romset and name:
espiale Espial (Europe)
Short name:
Espial
Manufacturer:
[Orca] Thunderbolt
Year:
Genre:
Shooter
Category:
Shooter / Flying Vertical
Serie:
-
Driver source:
Language:
-
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:
-
MASH All-Time:
-
Video
Display:
256x224, CRT 15kHz
Orientation:
Horizontal
Scrolling:
Unknown
Colors:
-
CPU:
Z80
Audio
Sound:
Audio chips:
AY8910
Romset
First release:
Mame 0.31 released on apr-25 1998
Last release:
Mame 0.105u3 released on apr-26 2006
Clone of:
espial Espial (Europe)
Bios:
Not required
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Use sample of:
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Previous romset:
None
New romset:
espial Espial (Europe)
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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  • NOTICE: These are informations from parent game espial - Espial (Europe)
    Arcade Video game published 37 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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