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Romset and name:
skyskipr Sky Skipper
Short name:
Sky Skipper
Manufacturer:
Nintendo
Year:
Genre:
Shooter
Category:
Shooter / Flying
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:
50 to 60 (Not Good Enough)
MASH All-Time:
-
Video
Display:
512x448@59.94 Hz, CRT 31kHz
Orientation:
Horizontal
Scrolling:
Unknown
Colors:
-
CPU:
Zilog Z80
Audio
Sound:
Audio chips:
AY-3-8910A PSG, Speaker
Romset
First release:
Mame 0.62 released on nov-12 2002
Last release:
Mame 0.230 released on mar-31 2021
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:
Good
Protection:
Good
Save state:
Supported
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  • Arcade Video game published 40 years ago:

    Sky Skipper © 1981 Nintendo.

    The wonder kingdom is conquered by giant gorillas the player controls a hero pilot and your mission is to save the king and the royal family and his aides have been kidnaped and caged you must rescue and release them, dropping bombs on gorillas to knock them and catch with your plane all the characters, maneuvering through the maze stay alert to replenish your fuel tank and avoiding colliding with the environment to clear the stage.

    TECHNICAL
    Main CPU: Zilog Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)
    Sound Chips: General Instrument AY8910 (@ 2 Mhz)

    Screen orientation: Horizontal
    Video resolution: 512 x 448 pixels
    Screen refresh: 60.00 Hz
    Palette colors: 288

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

    TRIVIA
    Sky Skipper was released in August 1981 in Japan.

    Some of clear stage tunes in the game sounds very similar like melodies of these contemporary games such: Donkey Kong, Donkey Kong Jr and Pinball.

    PORTS
    • CONSOLES:
    Atari 2600 (1983)

    CONTRIBUTE
    Edit this entry: https://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=2463&o=2
    Informations provided by © Alexis Bousiges
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  • Informations provided by Fabricio Coroquer, revisited from the work of
    NOTICE: The short version was discontinued in November 2019
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