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Xenon (Arcadia, V 2.3)


Xenon (c) 1988 Arcadia Systems.


A vertically scrolling shoot-em-up from well-known Commodore Amiga coders, the 'Bitmap Brothers'. Xenon's distinguishing gameplay feature is that the player's craft could be switched between being a land-based tank and an airborn spaceship at the touch of a button.


- TECHNICAL -


Arcadia System hardware


Main CPU : 68000 (@ 7.15909 Mhz)

Sound Chips : Custom (@ 3.579545 Mhz)


Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 671 x 216 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 4096


Players : 2

Control : 8-way Joystick

Buttons : 2


- TRIVIA -


Xenon was originally called "KellyX" during the development.


This is the first Bitmap Brothers game, a team of programmers which made some of the greatest amiga titles ever.


- SERIES -


1. Xenon (1988)

2. Xenon II (1989, Commodore Amiga)

3. Xenon 2000 - Project PCF (2002, PC [MS Windows])


- PORTS -


* Computers :

Amstrad CPC (1988)

Atari ST (1988)

Commodore Amiga (1988)

PC (1988)

Sinclair ZX Spectrum (1989)

Commodore 64 (1989)

MSX (1989)