Arcade Game: Stargate (1981 Williams)

Arcade Game: Stargate (1981 Williams)

A shooting game sequel to Defender.

From arcade-history website:

Stargate, also known as ‘Defender II’, will transport you to a whole new dimension in video games! Not only will the skills you learned with “Defender” be challenged and refined, but new strategies must come into play if you are to be victorious in rescuing the humanoids from the clutches of the aliens and in entering the Stargate! Your ability to react quickly and with on-target precision will be tested against the evil Yllabian Space Guppies, Dynamos, Space Hums, Firebombers and their Fireballs, Phreds, Big Reds and Munchies! If you succeed in maneuvering your ship into the Stargate, you’ll be instantly trans-located to that part of the planet where the humanoids are being abducted! To open up spectacular scoring possibilities, rescue four Humanoids, re-enter Stargate and you’ll warp 3 waves ahead in space and time, setting off dazzling special effects and racking up high points!

If you must destroy everything in your path or risk self-destruction, activate the Inviso anti-matter cloaking device and become invisible and invulnerable! Inviso time plus a new ship and a Smart Bomb are earned with every 10,000 points you score!

If all ten Humanoids in a wave are abducted, the universe will explode into smithereens, leaving deadly Mutants on the attack! Survive until Wave 5 and the universe will be restored, the humanoids safe… but you’ll be the target of an Yllabian Dog Fight! There’ll be no Landers to abduct the Humanoids, but all the other aliens will have stronger and larger forces concentrated against you! It will be an out space battle reaching the outer limits of aggression and will call up your last ounce of determination and courage!

Also known as Defender II.

Note: The game is endless, I killed myself afterwards. Invisibility and infinite smart bomb cheats where used.
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ForcedToSignUpPosted on3:57 pm - Nov 23, 2017


Car 3368Posted on4:10 pm - Nov 23, 2017

This game is at my dental office

Al CapownedPosted on5:02 pm - Nov 23, 2017

If only you were skilled enough to get 4 humanoids and enter the stargate to warp

poolking36Posted on5:11 pm - Nov 23, 2017

I grew up playing this game n my lunch break from school . Is it available on Andre or iOS devices or on internet

Gerova IeaPosted on5:57 pm - Nov 23, 2017

omg the person playing this game sucks at it, they lasted like 6 seconds before getting blown to smithereens, hahaha. utterly pathetic at this game. A friend of mine once played this game over 16 hours without losing a single ship, at an arcade, with a crowd of about 50 people eventually gathering to watch!! For a single quarter ( 25 cents) he played from the time the arcade opened in the morning until he had to stop because they were closing the doors at night and cleared over 2700 hundred levels while never losing a ship!! Now THAT is how you play this game. 😛

Cat SimsonPosted on6:08 pm - Nov 23, 2017

damn I love this game

Martin EdenPosted on6:52 pm - Nov 23, 2017

the best game

psychoclownboyPosted on7:01 pm - Nov 23, 2017

What is the fun in cheating?  I just don't understand it.   Zero skill.  Zero abilities. All cheating.

John MorenoPosted on7:11 pm - Nov 23, 2017

Stargate was one of the best game sequels I ever played. I loved Midway (Williams) games for their sound design… for its time, incredible. 🙂

Claude DesaulniersPosted on7:48 pm - Nov 23, 2017

How did you get all those smart bombs ? That's cheating.

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