Moon Patrol

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Moon Patrol
MoonPatrol2600.jpg
Basic Information
Type(s)
Video Game
Irem
Williams Electronics, Atari, Midway Games
Run & Gun
Atari 2600 Joystick, Atari 5200 Controller
Arcade, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Apple II, Atari 8 Bit, Atari ST and Commodore 64
Retail Features
Gameplay-Single-player.png
CanadaUnited StatesMexico North American Release Date(s)
Arcade machines
1982
Atari 2600
1983
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Moon Patrol is an arcade game released in 1982. It has been ported to the Atari 2600, the Atari 5200, and home computers.

Gameplay[edit | edit source]

You control a moon buggy that's armed with forward and upward lasers. You must safely guide the buggy to certain checkpoints in the course while shooting rocks in your path and jumping over craters. Meanwhile, you must watch out for alien ships that will drop bombs on you, some of which will create new craters. Make it the checkpoint within a certain time limit and you'll gain bonus points.