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Defender

created and published by Atari in 1982, running on Atari 5200
type: shooter
genre: Science Fiction
series: Defender
perspective: side view push-scroll
player options: single player
languages: eng other

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Technical specs
additional hardware: Trackball,
display: raster
Editor note
CX-5218. Rarity 1 common. North America NTSC. 1 player or 2 players alternating. Its a side-scrolling shooter with a twist, there's stranded astronauts to rescue amongst the battlefield. Enemies can capture the astronauts too and turn them into hostile mutants if you don't destroy the enemy first. Be sure to catch any falling astronauts before they go splat.

Controls:
This game uses overlays

[ONE PLAYER]
1= EASY 2=NORMAL 3=HARD
[TWO PLAYER]
4= EASY 5=NORMAL 6=HARD
[DURING GAME PLAY PRESS ANY
KEYPAD BUTTON TO ENTER HYPERSPACE]

7 =[BLANK] 8=[BLANK] 9=[BLANK]
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(Zerothis) - # 2007-06-18 18:56:02
Authors / Staff

coding

Steve A. Baker (programmer)
Contributors (3)
teran01
zerothis
Sanguine

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