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Espial (US?)


Espial (c) 09/1983 Orca.


A very good "Xevious" clone with some elements of "Star Force" thrown in as well. Catchy starting music.


- TECHNICAL -


Main CPU : (2x) Z80 (@ 3.072 Mhz)

Sound Chips : AY8910 (@ 1.5 Mhz)


Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 256 x 224 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 256


Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2


- TRIVIA -


Licensed to Thunderbolt.


The European version of Espial is licensed to NOVA Apparate GMBH Hamburg for distribution.


Riccardo Padolecchia holds the official record for this game with 3,760,000 points.


- PORTS -


Atari 2600 (1984)