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Cosmic Raiders

Cosmic Raiders

Bally Astrocade - Released - January 1, 1983

Cosmic Raiders is a side-scrolling shoot 'em up similar to Defender. Like in that game the player's space ship can move both left and right and there is also a radar showing the locations of enemies. The game takes place in the alien sector Larkin and the player's objective is to defend a planet under attack while also collecting energy sources from an evil alien race called the Larkins. In every level four bombs are dropped along with a number of fighters to ensure the bombs reach the surface of the planet. The objective of the game is simply to clear all the enemies and get the highest score...

The Incredible Wizard

The Incredible Wizard

Bally Astrocade - January 1, 1982

Wizard of Wor is an arcade shooter played from a top-down point of view. The Bally Astrocade release of the game was titled The Incredible Wizard. It had the game ref number 2017 as a suffix. The player controls a warrior who is trapped in a dungeon. The goal is to earn as many points as possible by shooting the numerous enemy creatures which wander about the maze like corridors. The creatures wander about at various speeds, may shoot darts at the player, and some even have the ability to disappear temporarily. At the bottom of the screen the player has a radar which can be used to locate...

Solar Conqueror

Solar Conqueror

Bally Astrocade - January 1, 1983

The game's release date is 1982 on the game box and 1981 on the cartridge. Solar Conqueror is a top-down viewed shoot 'em up with multidirectional shooting and movement similar to Asteroids or Robotron. The war hungry DEMENS are threatening to wipe out the player's race with a radiation death ray and therefore the player has to conquer their solar systems. Each solar system consists of two or four planets and to conquer them all planets have to be defeated. In each screen a planet is located to the far right of the screen and from it various alien defenders will appear. To defeat the...

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