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Romset and name:
thunderj ThunderJaws (rev 3)
Manufacturer:
Atari Games
Year:
Genre:
Shooter
Category:
Shooter / Misc. Horizontal
Serie:
-
Driver source:
Language:
English
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Input / Controls
Players:
Up to 2 players (solo, 2 concurrents)
Input:
Joystick 8 ways
Buttons / keys:
Coins:
Cabinet:
-
Free-play:
Not supported
Rankings
Avarage user rating:
AntoPISA BestGame:
60 to 70 (Passable)
MASH All-Time:
Video
Display:
336x240@59.922743 Hz, CRT 15kHz
Orientation:
Horizontal
Scrolling:
Unknown
Colors:
-
CPU:
MOS Technology M6502, Motorola MC68000
Audio
Sound:
Audio chips:
Atari JSA II Sound Board, OKI MSM6295 ADPCM, Speaker, Yamaha YM2151 OPM
Romset
First release:
Mame 0.36b2 released on aug-08 1999
Last release:
Mame 0.210 released on may-30 2019
Clone of:
-
Clones:
Bios:
Not required
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Use sample of:
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Previous romset:
None
New romset:
None
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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  • This Arcade Video game was published 29 years ago:

    Thunderjaws © 1990 Atari Games Corp.

    A one or two player shooter game.

    You play as a secret agent, member of the underwater special forces unit, have been selected to infiltrate Madam Q's secret headquarters and stop her evil plans before she destroy the world.

    In the levels you must face shooting a variety of enemies like mechanical sharks, mutants, enemy divers and underwater firing turrets. Other scenes include a side-scrolling platformer locations,you must save the hostages while you find weapons, power-ups and health along the way to later confront evil Bosses at the end of each level.

    TECHNICAL
    Game ID: 136076

    Main CPU: (2x) Motorola 68000 (@ 7.15909 Mhz), MOS Technology 6502 (@ 1.7895 Mhz)
    Sound Chips: Yamaha YM2151 (@ 3.579 Mhz), OKI6295 (@ 9.037 Khz)

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

    TRIVIA
    Thunderjaws was released in June 1990. It was released as a conversion kit only. 633 kits were produced in the USA and 179 in Ireland for European distribution. The selling price was $1295.

    Default highscore table (Most Excellent Divers):
    1 RBD 1500
    2 NAT 1451
    3 MMQ 1413
    4 MMQ 1376
    5 SGM 1322
    6 WJN 1299
    7 PAT 1237
    8 F K 1204
    9 CSE 1183
    10 KEM 1148
    11 RBD 1116
    12 NAT 1084
    13 MMQ 1022
    14 MMQ 1001
    15 PAT 995
    16 F K 987
    17 SGM 946
    18 WJN 931
    19 CSE 919
    20 KEM 888
    21 TJ_ 850
    22 FUN 831
    23 MMQ 807
    24 MMQ 777
    25 RBD 753
    26 NAT 725
    27 SGM 692
    28 WJN 649
    29 CSE 573
    30 KEM 527

    STAFF
    Project Leader: Russel Dawe (Rusty, RBD)
    Programmers and Game Designers: Russel Dawe (Rusty, RBD), Natalie Burgess (NAT)
    Animators: Susan G. McBride (SGM), Will Noble (WJN), Chuck Eyler (CSE), Kris Moser (KEM)
    Hardware: Pat McCarthy (PAT)
    Technicians: Farrokh Khodadadi (F K), Glenn McNamara, Cris Drobny, Alex Taccir
    Music: Don Diekneite
    Sound Effects: Brad Fuller

    PORTS
    • COMPUTERS:
    Sinclair ZX Spectrum (1991)
    Amstrad CPC (1991)
    Commodore C64 (1991)
    Commodore Amiga (1991)
    Atari ST (1991)

    CONTRIBUTE
    Edit this entry: https://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=2898&o=2
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