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Viewpoint

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Viewpoint
Basic Information
Type(s)
Video Game
[[Aicom
Nexus Interact (Sega Genesis)
Visual Concepts (PlayStation)]][[Category:Aicom
Nexus Interact (Sega Genesis)
Visual Concepts (PlayStation)]]
[[SNK
Sammy (Sega Genesis)
Electronic Arts (PlayStation)]][[Category:SNK
Sammy (Sega Genesis)
Electronic Arts (PlayStation)]]
Isometric shooter
8-way joystick, 2 buttons
Arcade, Neo Geo CD, PlayStation, Sega Mega Drive, Sega Saturn, FM Towns Marty and Sharp X68000
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Viewpoint is an arcade isometric shooter, released in 1992 by SNK for the Neo-Geo arcade platform. By default, 1P and 2P can only play one after another; in the Service Mode though, simultaneous gameplay can be enabled.

Along with your ship's primary weapons, the player also has access to three bombs: one that can make a wave of fire that starts from behind the player's ship and scrolls "up" the screen, another that makes a powerful circular, nova-like blast, and one that shoots several mini-missiles capable of homing in on multiple targets. The game has 6 stages in total.

Neo-Geo[edit | edit source]

Viewpoint is Sammy's only game for the Neo-Geo Multi Video System hardware.

Reception[edit | edit source]

Viewpoint was awarded both Best Graphics and Best Music in a Cartridge Game in Electronic Gaming Monthly's 1992 video game awards.[1]

Sequel[edit | edit source]

Viewpoint 2064 was planned to be released on the Nintendo 64 in 1998, but Sammy Corporation had development issues, so it was cancelled.

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. Electronic Gaming Monthly's Buyer's Guide. 1993.