Arkanoid for ZX Spectrum

ZX Spectrum

Action action paddle pong
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Arkanoid

Online version of Arkanoid for ZX Spectrum. Arkanoid is an arcade game developed by Taito in 1986. It is based upon Atari's Breakout games of the 1970s. The title refers to a doomed "mothership" from which the Vaus, the player's ship, escapes. Much like the game 'Breakout', the player controls the "Vaus", a space vessel that acts as the game's "paddle" which prevents a ball from falling from the playing field, attempting to bounce it against a number of bricks...

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Released in
1986
Publisher
Taito Corporation
Developer
Taito Corporation
Platforms
Arcade, NES, PC-88 (1986), Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum (1987), PC DOS, Apple II, Apple IIgs, Macintosh (1988)
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Sinclair ZX Spectrum

Online emulated version of Arkanoid was originally developed for the ZX Spectrum an 8-bit personal home computer released in the United Kingdom in 1982 by Sinclair Research. Referred to during development as the ZX81 Colour and ZX82, it was launched as the ZX Spectrum by Sinclair to highlight the machine's colour display, compared with the black and white display of its predecessor, the ZX81. The Spectrum was released as eight different models, ranging from the entry level with 16 KB RAM released in 1982 to the ZX Spectrum +3 with 128 KB RAM and built in floppy disk drive in 1987.
The Spectrum is based on a Zilog Z80 A CPU running at 3.5 MHz (or NEC D780C-1 clone). The original model has 16 KB (16×1024 bytes) of ROM and either 16 KB or 48 KB of RAM. Hardware design was by Richard Altwasser of Sinclair Research, and the outward appearance was designed by Sinclair's industrial designer Rick Dickinson.
Video output is through an RF modulator and was designed for use with contemporary television sets, for a simple colour graphic display. Text can be displayed using 32×24 characters from the ZX Spectrum character set or from a set provided within an application, from a palette of 15 shades: seven colours at two levels of brightness each, plus black. The image resolution is 256×192 with the same colour limitations.

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online game added: 2010-09-16, by dj