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Romset and name:
skydest Sky Destroyer (Japan)
Short name:
Sky Destroyer (Japan)
Manufacturer:
Taito Corporation
Year:
Genre:
Shooter
Category:
Shooter / Flying
Serie:
-
Driver source:
Language:
Japanese
Similar games:
Input / Controls
Players:
Up to 2 players (solo, 2 alternates)
Input:
Joystick 8 ways
Buttons / keys:
Coins:
Cabinet:
-
Free-play:
Supported
Rankings
Average user rating:
AntoPISA BestGame:
50 to 60 (Not Good Enough)
MASH All-Time:
Video
Display:
256x224@60 Hz, CRT 15kHz
Orientation:
Horizontal
Scrolling:
Unknown
Colors:
-
CPU:
Zilog Z80
Audio
Sound:
Audio chips:
Speaker, YM2203 OPN
Romset
First release:
Mame 0.146u4 released on jul-30 2012
Last release:
Mame 0.239 released on dec-29 2021
Clone of:
-
Bios:
Not required
Use rom of:
-
Use sample of:
-
Previous romset:
None
New romset:
None
Files
Dump:
NO DUMP
Required files:
Status
OVERALL:
GOOD
Emulation:
Good
Graphic:
Good
Color:
Good
Sound:
Good
Cocktail:
Good
Protection:
Good
Save state:
Supported
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  • Arcade Video game published 36 years ago:

    Sky Destroyer © 1985 Taito Corporation.

    An excellent and challenging shoot'em up game.

    The player controls a World War II Japanese monoplane of color green, furrowing the sky over enemy waters.

    The pilot has to avoid missiles and destroy a variety of enemies like Submarines, Aircraft, a Navy Destroyer and a Mid-Boss Heavy bombers and the final Bosses to clear next stages and go to bonus zone.

    At each new phase the colour of the sky changes according to day cycle, starts (night, Morning and afternoon) later a hostile island, could view on the horizon and the attack of the enemy becomes more intense.

    TECHNICAL
    Main CPU: Zilog Z80 (@ 6 Mhz)
    Sound CPU: Zilog Z80 (@ 3 Mhz)
    Sound Chips: (2x) Yamaha YM2203 (@ 1.5 Mhz)

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

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

    TRIVIA
    Sky Destroyer was released in May 1985 in Japan only. Due to its theme, this game was not distributed in USA.

    PORTS
    • CONSOLES:
    Nintendo Famicom (1985) "Sky Destroyer [Model TFC-SD-4500]"
    Nintendo Famicom (1987) Sky Destroyer (by FMG)

    • COMPUTERS:
    Apple II (198?)

    CONTRIBUTE
    Edit this entry: https://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=4611&o=2
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    NOTICE: The short version was discontinued in November 2019
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