Lost In Translation/Espial

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Espial marquee.
No screen shot.
Manufacturer Orca Thunderbolt
Released 1983
8-way Joystick
2 Button(s)
Main CPU (3x) Z80 (@ 3.072 MHz)
Z80 (@ 3.072 MHz)
Sound CPU Mono
AY-3-8910A (@ 1.500 MHz)
Raster (Horizontal)
256 x 224 pixels
60.00 Hz
256 Palette colours
Screens 1
ROM Info 12 ROMs
53,760 bytes (52.50 KiB)
MAME ID espial · espialu

About The Game

Espial is an arcade video game.

A very good "Xevious" clone with some elements of "Star Force" thrown in as well. Catchy starting music.


Licensed to Thunderbolt.

The European version of Espial is licensed to NOVA Apparate GMBH Hamburg for distribution.

Riccardo Padolecchia holds the official record for this game with 3,760,000 points.


Atari 2600 (1984)

The contents of this page are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.
The sources used include MAME (version 0.113u2) and history.dat (revision 1.28 - 2008-10-18).
Please see http://www.arcade-history.com for credits.