Beamrider

ActivisionRelease year : 1983
Manufacturer : Activision
Developer : Action Graphics
Type : Shoot
# VS-003
16 K ROM

 

Beamrider title screen
Beamrider screenshot

 

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GAME TRIVIA

Beamrider was designed for the Intellivision by Activision programmer David Rolfe. The game was then ported to the Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum as well as the MSX platform.

JOIN THE ACTIVISION "BEAMRIDERS"

Beamriders are a breed all their own. Part warrior, part astronaut and part daredevil. If that sounds like you, and if you've made it to sector 14 with a score of 40,000 points or more, join the club. Send us a photo of your TV screen showing your sector and score, along with your name and address, and we'll send you the emblem that will identify you as an official Beamrider.

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GAME DESCRIPTION

The Restrictor Shield, 99 sectors deep, now surrounds the Earth. You are the Beamrider, on a mission to clear the Shield. There you must demolish an onslaught of alien frights as you dodge from beam to beam. Sector after sector, the deluge deepens...