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Batman Part 2 - Arcade

Publisher:Bootleg  ?              No-Intro:N/A
Developer:Bootleg  ?              GoodName:N/A
Year:1981              TOSEC:N/A
Category:Shooter              MAME:batman2
Controls:View              Commands:N/A
Game Manual:Download              Game Music:N/A

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In game image of Batman Part 2 on the Arcade.
In Game
Title screen of Batman Part 2 on the Arcade.
Title Screen
Printed Circuit Board for Batman Part 2.
Artwork for Batman Part 2.
Game Over Screen for Batman Part 2.
Game Over Screen
Arcade Cabinet for Batman Part 2.
Arcade Cabinet Marquee for Batman Part 2.
Arcade Control Panel for Batman Part 2.
Control Panel

Batman Part 2 is a vertical shooter sharing many similarities with both Namco's "Galaxian" and Taito's "Space Invaders". The player pilots a lone ship that can only move left and right along the bottom of the screen, the majority of Batman's enemies are small bird-like crafts that fly and attack in formation - in a fashion very similar to the aliens of "Galaxian". Batman Part 2 adds to the basic formula by including large multi-part enemies (the 'Bats' themselves), a 'shield' button (that takes seven seconds to 'regenerate' after use) and a large mothership level. The additional gameplay elements seem to be at the expense of hardware performance. Despite having more basic graphics than "Galaxian", Batman Part 2's ships move in a very mechanical fashion compared to the smooth, nicely animated movements of Namco's classic.

Game description from www.arcade-history.com

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