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Galaxy Rescue Galaxy Rescue - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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Description

The player controls a lunar lander module that must navigate through a field of asteroids to the bottom of the screen, rescue an astronaut by landing on a plateau, and travel back up to the top through a swarm of flying saucers.

Galaxy Rescue was produced by Taito in 1979.

Taito released 486 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1967. Taito was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Taito during the time period Galaxy Rescue was produced include: Space Wipeout, Wall Block, Trampoline, Top Bowler, Super Speed Race V, Ball Park, Ball Park II, Field Goal, Galaxy Wars, and Lunar Rescue

Specs

Name Galaxy Rescue
Developer Taito (Japan)
Year 1979
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7894
Class Wide Release
Genre Space
Monitor
Conversion Class unique
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
Controls
  • Joystick: 2-way (left, right)
  • Buttons: 1 - Fire/Thrust
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Galaxy Rescue KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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Miscellaneous

COPY OF: Lunar Rescue

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Galaxy Rescue Census

There are 14,820 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,502 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,875 machines (6,918 unique titles).

Very rare - There is one known instance of this machine owned by an active member Galaxy Rescue collector. It is an original dedicated machine (not another machine converted with a kit).

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list.

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Technical

The graphics are essentially monochrome with a separate circuit that gives color to rectangular sections of the display.

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