Atari Games Arcadespiele:
Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Veröffentlicht März 1985
Publisher Atari Games Corp.
Entwickler Atari Games Corp.
Code 450
Programmierer Greg Rivera
Norm Avellar
Techniker Rob Rowe
Genre Shooter
Steuerung Steuerhorn mit Buttons
Spieler 1
Prozessor
Audio Stereo
Video Vektorbildschirm, horizontal
Bauformen Upright (# 45000)
Cockpit/Sitdown
Conversion Kit für Star Wars
Arcadesystem
Abmessungen H×B×T
Produktion 544 Stück
Wertung KLOV/IAM 3.26/5
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Atari Games Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

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Beschreibung / Werbetext (englisch)
"It's a spectacular new conversion kit… a new profit strike for STAR WARS."

Now you can transform your STAR WARS games into a new profit adventure. It's simple to convert either your upright or cockpit cabinets with this high-performance low-cost kit! It includes a new program memory chip set, attract panel decals and flight control cover decal.

New Play Action Features
  • • Action follows key sequences from the incredible movie.
  • • More play levels, plus choice of laser blasters or tow cables.
  • • Players are challenged to achieve JEDI POWER by destroying a given number of targets in each level to accomplish the J-E-D-I spellout.
  • • Flight controller allows expanded directional control for greater feeling of flight. Players can also control their own flight path.
  • • New add-a-coin feature allowes continued play if player has achieved JEDI status in the previous game.
  • • Operator-selectable options include four different numbers of starting shields, four difficulty settings and four options for J-E-D-I Spellout Bonus.

Trivia
Das Spiel ist die Arcadeumsetzung des gleichnamigen US-Spielfilms (deutscher Titel: Das Imperium schlägt zurück, Alternativtitel seit 1999: Star Wars: Episode V – Das Imperium schlägt zurück / Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back) von 1980 mit Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher und Harrison Ford in den Hauptrollen.

Im Gamecube-Spiel Star Wars: Rogue Squadron III – Rebel Strike (LucasArts/Factor 5, 2003) ist die Vollversion des Spiels als Bonuslevel enthalten.
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