Defender (1980)

Average Rating: 5.93/10
Video Game Rank: 4089
Xbox 360 Rank: 767
Atari 2600 Rank: 65
Atari 5200 Rank: 30
ColecoVision Rank: 26
Commodore 64 Rank: 182
Intellivision Rank: 25
Arcade Rank: 170
Atari 8-bit family Rank: 63
VIC-20 Rank: 15
Apple II Rank: 92
TI-99 Rank: 12
PC Booter Rank: 21
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Defender (1980)
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Xbox 360 Live Arcade edition
Rel Date: 2006-11-15
Publisher: Midway Games Inc.
Xbox 360
Developer: Midway Games Inc.
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Video Game: Defender (1980)
Defender (1980)
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Intellivision version
Rel Date: 1983-00-00
Publisher: Atari, Inc.
Intellivision
Developer: WMS Industries, Inc.
Media: Cartridge
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Defender (1980)
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North American Apple ][ edition
Rel Date: 1983-00-00
Publisher: Atari, Inc.
Apple II
Developer: WMS Industries, Inc.
Media: 5 1/4" Floppy Disk
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Defender (1980)
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North American ColecoVision edition
Rel Date: 1983-00-00
Publisher: Atari, Inc.
ColecoVision
Developer: WMS Industries, Inc.
Media: Cartridge
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Defender (1980)
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North American Commodore 64 edition
Rel Date: 1983-00-00
Publisher: Atari, Inc.
Commodore 64
Developer: WMS Industries, Inc.
Media: Cartridge
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Defender (1980)
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North American PC Booter edition
Rel Date: 1983-00-00
Publisher: Atari, Inc.
PC Booter
Developer: WMS Industries, Inc.
Media: 5 1/4" Floppy Disk
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Defender (1980)
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North American Vic-20 edition
Rel Date: 1983-00-00
Publisher: Atari, Inc.
VIC-20
Developer: WMS Industries, Inc.
Media: Cartridge
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Defender (1980)
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TI 99/4a edition
Rel Date: 1983-00-00
Publisher: Atari, Inc.
TI-99
Developer: WMS Industries, Inc.
Media: Cartridge
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Defender
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Adventure Vision edition
Rel Date: 1982-00-00
Publisher: Entex Industries Inc.
Other
Developer: WMS Industries, Inc.
Media: Cartridge
Region: North America
Rating: (Not Rated)
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Video Game: Defender (1980)
Defender (1980)
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North American Atari 5200 edition
Rel Date: 1982-00-00
Publisher: Atari, Inc.
Atari 5200
Developer: WMS Industries, Inc.
Media: Cartridge
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Description Edit | History

"Defender is a two-dimensional, side-scrolling shooting game set on the surface of an unnamed planet. The player controls a space ship as it navigates the terrain, flying either to the left or right. A joystick controls the ship's elevation, and five buttons control its horizontal direction and weapons. The object is to destroy alien invaders, while protecting astronauts on the landscape from abduction. Humans that are successfully abducted return as mutants that attack the ship. Defeating the aliens allows the player to progress to the next level. Failing to protect the astronauts, however, causes the planet to explode and the level to become populated with mutants. Surviving the waves of mutants results in the restoration of the planet. Players are allotted three chances (lives) to progress through the game and are able to earn more by reaching certain scoring benchmarks. A life is lost if the ship comes into contact with an enemy or its projectiles. After exhausting all lives, the game ends."

Source: Wikipedia, "Defender_(arcade_game)," available under the CC-BY-SA License.

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Video Game Rank: 4089
Xbox 360 Rank: 767
Atari 2600 Rank: 65
Atari 5200 Rank: 30
ColecoVision Rank: 26
Commodore 64 Rank: 182
Intellivision Rank: 25
Arcade Rank: 170
Atari 8-bit family Rank: 63
VIC-20 Rank: 15
Apple II Rank: 92
TI-99 Rank: 12
PC Booter Rank: 21
Num Ratings: 75
Average Rating: 5.93 Ratings Breakdown
Standard Deviation: 1.47
Num Views: 1633
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Avg. Game Weight: 2.0 Weight Breakdown
Fans: 2
Personal Comments: 14
Users Owning: 105
Users Wanting: 0
Users Trading: 3 [find trade matches]
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Total Plays: 6
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