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Main data
Romset and name:
spacezap Space Zap
Short name:
Space Zap
Manufacturer:
Midway
Year:
Genre:
Shooter
Category:
Shooter / Gallery
Serie:
-
Driver source:
Language:
English
Similar games:
Input / Controls
Players:
Up to 2 players (solo, 2 alternates)
Input:
Buttons only
Buttons / keys:
Coins:
Cabinet:
Cocktail, Upright
Free-play:
Not supported
Rankings
Average user rating:
AntoPISA BestGame:
30 to 40 (Amendable)
MASH All-Time:
Video
Display:
352x240@60.054442 Hz, CRT 15kHz
Orientation:
Horizontal
Scrolling:
Unknown
Colors:
Monochromatic
CPU:
Zilog Z80
Audio
Sound:
Audio chips:
Astrocade Custom I/O, Speaker
Romset
First release:
Mame 0.24 released on jun-13 1997
Last release:
Mame 0.244 released on may-25 2022
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 42 years ago:

    Space Zap © 1980 Midway.

    A multi-directional space shoot'em up game.

    The space colony is in danger his defense base is being attacked by a alien threat it comes in four differents quadrants and their attacks are devastating, quickly use the cannon to destroy them and release the base of the hostile threat must be quick because time passes, the enemy increases the intensity and speed of attack and can exploit its base you must avoid this, you must using your control skills at win the mission and defend your base.

    TECHNICAL
    Game No. 902
    Upright model
    Dimensions: 73 x 26-1/2 x 34 inches

    Main CPU: Zilog Z80 (@ 1.789773 Mhz)
    Sound Chips: Astrocade (@ 1.789773 Mhz)

    Screen orientation: Horizontal
    Video resolution: 320 x 204 pixels
    Screen refresh: 60.00 Hz
    Palette colors: 256

    Players: 2 (Alternatively)
    Buttons: 5 (four directional buttons and a fire button).

    TRIVIA
    Space Zap was released in October 1980.

    This game was licensed from Game-A-Tron, who had released it earlier also as Space Zap.

    In addition to "Berzerk", Space Zap also inspired the multi-directional shooting in "Robotron". At the time, this fact was not well known.

    SCORING
    Space mine: 250 points
    Alien ship: 500 points
    Attack sattelite: 2,000 points

    TIPS AND TRICKS
    Extra laser bases are awarded every 75,000 points.

    STAFF
    Developer: David Nutting Associates

    PORTS
    • CONSOLES:
    Bally Astrocade ("Space Fortress")

    • COMPUTERS:
    Tandy Color Computer (198?, "Space Zapper")
    TI99/4a (1983, "Starship Pegasus")

    CONTRIBUTE
    Edit this entry: https://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=2565&o=2
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    NOTICE: The short version was discontinued in November 2019
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