Game Classification

Zanac A.I. Compile (Masamitsu "Moo" Niitani / "Janus" Teramoto) (Japan), Pony Canyon / FCI (Japan), 1986  

Informations Analyses Serious Gaming





Besides play, this title features the following intents:
  • Storytelling


This title is used by the following domains:
  • Entertainment


This title targets the following audience:
Age : 8 to 11 years old / 12 to 16 years old / 17 to 25 years old
General Public


The gameplay of this title is Game-based
(designed with stated goals)

The core of gameplay is defined by the rules below:

Similar games

Zanac A.I. Zanac is an arcade-style shoot 'em up video game designed by Compile and published in Japan by Pony Canyon and in North America by FCI. It was released for the MSX computer, the Famicom Disk System, the Nintendo Entertainment System, and for the Virtual Console. It was also reworked for the MSX2 computer as Zanac Ex and for the PlayStation as Zanac X Zanac. Players fly a lone starfighter, dubbed the AFX-6502 Zanac, through twelve levels; their goal is to destroy the System?a part-organic, part-mechanical entity bent on destroying Mankind. [source:wikipedia]

Distribution : Retail - Commercial
Platform(s) : MSX - NES (Famicom) - Palm (OS) - Wii