Space Wars

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Space Wars
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Basic Information
Type(s)
Video Game
Cinematronics
GCE
Shoot 'em up
Vectrex Controller
Vectrex
Retail Features
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CanadaUnited StatesMexico North American Release Date(s)
Arcade machines
1977
Vectrex
1982
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Space Wars is an arcade game released in 1977. It is based on the first arcade game Computer Space. It was ported to the Vectrex.

Gameplay[edit | edit source]

It is basically a space version of Combat with the gameplay of Asteroids. You and your opponent control a spaceship in which your goal is to score more hit points on your opponent's ship without letting him do the same to yours within a time limit. Options for this game include wraparound and enclosed playfields, plus gravitational effects from the Sun in the middle of the screen (black hole, negative gravity, and no gravity).