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- Asteroids is a popular vector-based video arcade game released in 1979 by Atari.
- Asteroids is a game that was originally designed by Lyle Rains and Ed Logg for the Cosmos system.
- Asteroids is a Java clone of the popular 1979 arcade game, while Lunar Lander is a Java clone of the 1973 computer game.
- Asteroids is a addictive space shoot em up that suffers from bad flickers.
- Asteroids is a 3D game by Michael Davies, based on the old arcade classic in which you must destroy asteroids by breaking them up into smaller pieces.
- Funny freeware space-shooting arcade in which you have to clean up the galaxy from the asteroids using the laser cannon mounted on your spaceship.
- We all remember the phenomenon of Asteroids 25 years ago that revolutionized arcade games back then.
- Extremely big asteroids burst into smaller planets but still you can destroy them.
- Also, the asteroids rotate, and the game has a background (not shown here).
- It has everything from the retro-styled Asteroids Retro to the modern Astro Hunter 3D and AstroBlast Extreme.
- Many of the recent TV Games series of old Atari games have included either the 2600 or arcade versions of Asteroids.
- AstDX is an emulator for Atari's Asteroids arcade machine with newly designed graphics and sound.
- The Asteroids arcade machine is a so-called vector game.
- Atari had done several black-and-white vector graphics based games such as Lunar Lander and Asteroids.
- Use FIRE to destroy enemy ships and asteroids.
- Asteroids is essentially a one-player version of Spacewar, featuring the "wedge" ship from the original and promoting the asteroids to be the main opponent.
- Like its predecessor, the playing field in Asteroids Deluxe is swarming with asteroids.
- Plus, oversized artwork support will be added which means new artwork for Asteroids Deluxe and Battlezone, too.
- In Asteroids Deluxe your ship---s hyperspace has been replaced with a shield function, which allows you to bounce off asteroids.
- An Asteroids Deluxe unit appears in the 1982 movie 'Tron', in the 1982 movie 'The Thing' and in the 1984 movie 'Night of the Comet'.
- In addition to the asteroids, you will face a menacing flying saucer and a mysterious alien cube.
- The killer satellites appear when three asteroids (or two asteroids and a saucer) remain on the screen.
- This strategy depends on the fact that the little saucer in Asteroids is incapable of aiming and firing wrap-around shots at the player.
- Countless quarters were spent by people striving to record their initials on Asteroids machines.
- I think I read on one of these forms a while back that the record holder for Asteroids died a while back.
- Link Asteroids "No one has performed a major marathon in nearly 20 years," reveals Walter Day, editor of the record book.
- Features popular 80's games such as Asteroids and Missle command.
- Throughout 1981, Atari ported more arcade hits to the VCS, like Missile Command and Asteroids.
- He scored 12.7 million points, putting him in 5th place in the all-time Asteroids rankings.
- In November 1982 Scott Safran set the still unbroken record of 41 million points on Asteroids.
- Other Atari arcade classics following the hundreds of footsteps of Centipede include Asteroids and Super Breakout.
- Games such as Asteroids, Centipede, Crystal Castles and Breakout (and 16 others - are we good to you or what?) are all included in this retro-style console.
- Atari-s recipe for addiction consisted of the following: one screen, five buttons, one ship, a few UFO-s, and several ship-smashing asteroids.
- Once a level has been cleared of all asteroids and UFOs, a new set of large asteroids would appear, increasing by 2 each round up to a maximum of 12.
- In March 2004, a regular named William Carlton achieved one of the world's Top 10 scores in Asteroids ever.
- The scores on this game allow you to play Asteroids online against your friends.
- The game is reflected off a mirror in front of the monitor, and the asteroids backdrop is illuminated by a black light.
- Technical The Wells-Gardner 19V2000 black and white vector monitor is a direct plug-in replacement monitor for an Asteroids machine.
- Add one part Space Invaders and one part Galaga, then shake with twist of Asteroids to get AstroRaid, a modern version of an arcade space shooter.
- Fragmentor is reminiscent of classic vector_arcade_games like Asteroids, Gravitar, and Space Duel.
- CaveShip Taking place deep in the caves of various space asteroids.
- Description Your space craft is dangerously situated among fast moving asteroids in an asteroid belt that can destroy your ship on contact.
- Use your space bar to shoot the asteroids and the arrow keys to move your ship.
- Deluxe is more challenging than the original Asteroids.
- This was designed to prevent the "lurking" strategy used by many experienced players of the original Asteroids.
- The cocktail version was almost identical in appearance to the original Asteroids cocktail (and just about every other Atari cocktail).
- Your job is the same as in Atari's original Asteroids: pilot a small ship through an asteroid field, destroying the space boulders as you go.
- Stop the Asteroids from pounding into the Earth and destroying mankind.
- Protect your mother-ship by destroying incoming asteroids and marauding alien ships.
- The object of the game is for the player to shoot and destroy asteroids without being hit by the fragments.
- On some early versions of the game it was possible to hide the ship in the score area indefinitely without being hit by asteroids.
- Vectoroids is a vector-based rock-shooting game similar to the arcade classic "Asteroids".
- Flashteroids - Online Flash game based on the concept of the arcade classic Asteroids.
- For example, one of the objects of Sinistar is to shoot asteroids in order to get them to release resources which the player needs to collect.
- Bosconian is a decent shooter, but it's not as fluid or as fun as Asteroids or Sinistar, two games that are far more important in the videogame timeline.
- Another blast at the medium asteroids split them into small, fast-moving asteroids, which could be vaporized with one more shot.
- Asteroid - Shoot asteroids into small pieces of space debris while avoiding all manner of hazards.
- Use the keyboard controls described below to maneuver your ship, destroying as many asteroids as you can while avoiding collision with them.
- Your goal is to maneuver the Snurp spacecraft through multiple levels to collect as many fuel cells as possible while avoiding Asteroids and Black Holes.
- Atari's Asteroids was the most popular arcade game in the 80's, before pac-man fever hit the world.
- Asteroids inspired a catchy hit song by Buckner and Garcia called 'Hyperspace' released on the 'Pac-Man Fever' album.
- This collection of four asteroids arcade games features rendered and textured 3D graphics, tons of powerups, and unique game play.
- Asteroids, 1979 Here the vector display system had the simplicity of Pong and the game play was very similar to that of Space War.
- The Blasting large, slow-moving asteroids turned them into two medium-sized, speedier asteroids.
- Each large asteroid (20 points) breaks into 2 medium-sized ones (50 points) when shot, which in turn breaks into 2 small (100 points) asteroids.
- After all the asteroids on the current level are shot down, the garbageship warps to the next level.
- On November 13, 1982, 15-year-old Scott Safran, of Cherry Hill, NJ, set a world record of 41,336,440 points on the classic arcade game Asteroids.
- The game featured a newly designed ship, rotating asteroids, a new heat-seeking asteroid, and shields.
- Asteroids remains Atari's bestselling arcade game of all time, with approximately 56,565 units produced (47,840 upright and 8,725 cocktail) in total.
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