The Hotness
Games|People|Company
Through the Ages
Outlast
Back to Bed
Twilight Struggle
Outlast: Whistleblower
Terra Mystica
ARK: Survival Evolved
Mass Effect 2
Ticket to Ride
Bionic Commando (2009)
Portal 2
Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee
Global Defense
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Lords of Waterdeep
Dungeon Souls
Patchwork
Race for the Galaxy
DropMix
Mass Effect
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
Chrono Trigger
Civilization
World of Warcraft
Baldur's Gate
Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn
Diablo
Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem
Psychonauts
Disgaea: Hour of Darkness
Fallout 2
Doom (1993)
Endless Ocean: Blue World
Red Dead Redemption
Folklore
Killzone 2
Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution
Battlefield 1942
Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes
Mercenaries: Playground of Destruction
Far Cry 2
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Hyperstone Heist
The Witcher
AC/DC Live: Rock Band Track Pack
Neverwinter Nights (2002)
Neverwinter Nights: Hordes of the Underdark
The Orange Box
Sid Meier's Sim Golf
Dungeon Keeper 2
Red Baron II

Defender (1980)

Average Rating: 5.98/10
Video Game Rank: 3476
Xbox 360 Rank: 689
Atari 2600 Rank: 61
Atari 5200 Rank: 26
ColecoVision Rank: 25
Commodore 64 Rank: 171
Intellivision Rank: 25
Arcade Rank: 161
Atari 8-bit family Rank: 63
VIC-20 Rank: 14
Apple II Rank: 86
TI-99 Rank: 12
PC Booter Rank: 16
Information
Primary Name
Defender (1980)
Alternate Names
Platform
Genre
Theme
Mode
Minimum Players
1
Maximum Players
2
Release Date
1980-00-00
Developer
Publisher
Contained in
 Corrections
 Customize View
xml RSS Feed 
Facebook Twitter Delicious Google
ObjectID: 68528
Releases
Pg. 1 of 2 » 2
Defender (1980)
Nick: 
Xbox 360 Live Arcade edition
Rel Date: 2006-11-15
Publisher: Midway Games Inc.
Xbox 360
Developer: Midway Games Inc.
Media: Downloadable Content
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Defender (1980)
Nick: 
Intellivision version
Rel Date: 1983-00-00
Publisher: Atari, Inc.
Intellivision
Developer: WMS Industries, Inc.
Media: Cartridge
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Defender (1980)
Nick: 
North American Apple ][ edition
Rel Date: 1983-00-00
Publisher: Atari, Inc.
Apple II
Developer: WMS Industries, Inc.
Media: 5 1/4" Floppy Disk
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Defender (1980)
Nick: 
North American ColecoVision edition
Rel Date: 1983-00-00
Publisher: Atari, Inc.
ColecoVision
Developer: WMS Industries, Inc.
Media: Cartridge
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Defender (1980)
Nick: 
North American Commodore 64 edition
Rel Date: 1983-00-00
Publisher: Atari, Inc.
Commodore 64
Developer: WMS Industries, Inc.
Media: Cartridge
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Defender (1980)
Nick: 
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
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Defender (1980)
Nick: 
North American Vic-20 edition
Rel Date: 1983-00-00
Publisher: Atari, Inc.
VIC-20
Developer: WMS Industries, Inc.
Media: Cartridge
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Defender (1980)
Nick: 
TI 99/4a edition
Rel Date: 1983-00-00
Publisher: Atari, Inc.
TI-99
Developer: WMS Industries, Inc.
Media: Cartridge
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Defender (1980)
Nick: 
North American Atari 5200 edition
Rel Date: 1982-00-00
Publisher: Atari, Inc.
Atari 5200
Developer: WMS Industries, Inc.
Media: Cartridge
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Defender (1980)
Nick: 
North American Atari 8-bit edition
Rel Date: 1982-00-00
Publisher: Atari, Inc.
Atari 8-bit family
Developer: WMS Industries, Inc.
Media: Cartridge
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
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.

Characters
Pg. 1
No Character Found
More Information Edit | History
This page does not exist. You can edit this page to create it.
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Marketplace
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{product.numforsale}} for sale {{product.price}}
{{product.prettycondition}}
{{product.listdate|truncate:"10"}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{item.title}} {{item.timeleft}}
{{item.currentprice}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Images
Gallery:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No images found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No videos found
{{video.numrecommend}} {{video.title}} {{video.language}} {{video.username|truncate:"10"}} {{video.numcomments}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No posts found
{{post.numpositive}} {{post.title}}
by
{{post.numcomments}}
Files
Title | Hot | Recent
[Browse »]  [Upload File »] Language:
Pg. 1 of 1
No Files Found.
Updating...
Thumbs Up
GeekLists
[Browse »] [Summary »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No lists found
{{list.numpositive}} {{list.title}} {{list.username|truncate:"10"}} {{list.numitems}}
{{list.lastreplydate|truncate:"10"}} {{list.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Statistics
Video Game Rank: 3476
Xbox 360 Rank: 689
Atari 2600 Rank: 61
Atari 5200 Rank: 26
ColecoVision Rank: 25
Commodore 64 Rank: 171
Intellivision Rank: 25
Arcade Rank: 161
Atari 8-bit family Rank: 63
VIC-20 Rank: 14
Apple II Rank: 86
TI-99 Rank: 12
PC Booter Rank: 16
Num Ratings: 69
Average Rating: 5.98
Standard Deviation: 1.48
Num Views: 1165
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
Similarly Rated: View
Avg. Game Weight: 2.0
Fans: 2
Personal Comments: 11
Users Owning: 100
Users Wanting: 0
Users Trading: 5 [find trade matches]
Has Parts For Trade: 0
Want Parts In Trade: 0
Price History: View
Total Plays: 5
Plays This Month: 0
Linked Items
Relationship: Sort: Genre: Theme: Mode: Media:
Pg. 1
No Items Found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Web Links
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No Web Links Found
Link {{cat}} {{lang}}
{{weblink.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Tags
Your Tags: Add tags
Popular Tags: [View All]
User Information
Use this tool to rate games, save comments, and manage your collection.
Front Page | Welcome | Contact | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Advertise | Support BGG | Feeds RSS
Geekdo, BoardGameGeek, the Geekdo logo, and the BoardGameGeek logo are trademarks of BoardGameGeek, LLC.