Heavy Unit (Arcade)

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Heavy Unit (Arcade)

A fun retro side-scrolling shoot-em-up arcade game released on December 22, 1989.

Story

Set in 2013, mankind’s first artificial star and planet, “Le Tau”, is under attack from genetically modified alien monsters. The player must navigate a “Heavy Unit”, a heavily armed, transforming mecha, in order to defeat the onslaught and protect the human colony.

Items

S – Speed Up: This increased player speed with no limit to how many they could collect.

P – Power Booster: This would increase the player’s firepower and could be collected three times before being fully powered up.

B – Shield Unit: This granted the player a shield that could take three hits before dissipating.

T – Transformer: This allowed the ship to transform into its robot form. Collecting it again would change the robot back to a ship.

E – Extend Player: This granted the player an Extra Life.

As Always, Good Luck and Have Fun.

How to Play

Only keyboard is required to play. Pretend your keyboard is the a game controller.

Press [Space-Bar] after the loading and introduction screen to insert coin, then [ENTER] to PLAY.

Player 1
Inside The Game Your Keyboard
Insert Coin =[Space-Bar]
(Only work after intro. Locked during intro)
PLAY =[ENTER]
Arrrow =[WASD]
Button 1, 2, 3 =[J], [K], [L]
Button 4, 5, 6 =[I], [O], [U]