Arkanoid (PC, 5 1/4" Disk) Taito - 1988 USA, Canada Release

From Eli's Software Encyclopedia
Product ID 20588-02001
Product UPC 020588020016
Platform(s) PC
Packaging Album Sleeve
Media 5 1/4" Disk
Copyright date 1988
Publisher(s) Taito
Category(s) Entertainment, Arcade, Breakout
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

Suddenly, space is a deadly place...

There's no turning back. No place to run- no place to hide. They've destroyed your planet and now they're coming after you. Their destruction is your only chance for survival. It' won't be easy, but survival never is.

Can You Survive The Challenge?
The award winning arcade original voted "one of the best home video games ever" by Electronic Game Player Magazine is ready and waiting for you to play on your home computer.

The non-stop space action thrusts you into a do-or-die battle for survival and thrills you through 33 screens of challenge and excitement.

Arkanoid game features include arcade quality graphics, full range sound effects and 33 action screens.

Taito is the world's largest manufacturer and operator of arcade games. We practically started the video game revolution with our classic hit, Space Invaders. Since 1953 Taito has created more than 1,000 other great action games for arcade and home play.

Now Taito brings that same excitement and pioneering spirit into your home with such games as Arkanoid, Bubble Bobble, Renegade, Alcon, Rastan, Sky Shark, Operation Wolf, Gladiator and more to come on software formats for your Commodore, Amiga, Atari, IBM and Apple computers.

Taito games are more than just fun. We bring you games that test your nerve and challenge your strategy - games that make you laugh and put you on the edge of your seat. Taito brings you adventures that take you to places you've never been before - to brave new worlds of imagination and fantasy. After all, isn't that what great video games are all about?

System Requirements

Required CPU XT 8088/8086
Supported Video CGA

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