Blasted (video game)

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Blasted
Developer(s) Jeff Nauman
Publisher(s) Bally Midway
Designer(s) Brian Colin
Jeff Nauman
Platform(s) Arcade
Release 1988 (Arcade)
Genre(s) Shooter
Mode(s) Single-player, multiplayer

Blasted is a shoot 'em up arcade game released by Bally Midway in 1988. Using your high-powered scope rifle, shoot cyborgs who have invaded an apartment complex, but be careful not to shoot the tenants or get hit by return fire. In 2-player mode, you shoot at your opponent's building and he shoots at yours.

Development

Originally, this game was a 4 player shooter known as International Team Laser, an attempt to capitalize on the laser tag craze of the late 1980s. However, the game was canned, and its gameplay elements were re-themed to create Blasted, which included reducing the number of players from 4 to 2.


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