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Coin-Op : Arcade : Blasteroids (1987, Atari Games)

General Information


Blasteroids is a great "updated" version of the original Asteroids and is considered by many to be a "neoclassic." You explore various sectors of the universe, destroying Asteroids along the way. And, unlike the original Asteroids, two people can play simultaneously making this a great party game.

The control consists of a spinner, used to turn your ship and buttons for thrust, fire, and ship select.

Weights and Measurements:

Type Height Width Depth Weight   Notes
Upright: 70" 26.75" 34.38" 302 lbs.  

Disclaimer: These are approximate weights and measurements taken from actual games or the manufacturer's literature. Occasionally games vary.

Technical Information

Knowledge Base Articles:

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MAME Virtual Machines:

Year ROM Set Description Manufacturer
1987 blstroi2 Blasteroids (version 2) Atari Games
1987 blstroid Blasteroids (version 4) Atari Games
1987 blsthead Blasteroids (with heads) Atari Games

NOTE: These are MAME "Virtual Machines." These virtual machines are ROM-specific but contain address space information (memory maps) that may be useful when debugging hardware. There may be descrepancies between MAME's definition of the hardware, and actual hardware. Information is provided for reference only. THERE ARE NO ROMS ANYWHERE ON THIS WEB SITE.

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