Blasto (arcade game)

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For the PlayStation game, see Blasto (video game).
Developer(s) Gremlin
Publisher(s) Gremlin
Platform(s) Arcade Game
Release 1978 (Arcade)
Genre(s) Puzzle game
Mode(s) Single player, 2-player
Cabinet Horizontal
CPU 8080
Sound Samples, Discrete
Display Raster, 256 x 224 pixels, 2 colors

Blasto is a 1978 arcade game by Gremlin. The player controls a spaceship and must maneuver it through a mine field. The player tries to beat the clock to destroy all the mines. The World Champion for this game according to Twin Galaxies Official Electronic Scoreboard Bert Ankrom is the World Champion at the Blasto arcade game with a verified score of 8,730 points.[1]

According to the Killer List of Videogames, it is considered very rare.[2]


  1. ^ Welcome to Twin Galaxies Archived October 23, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Blasto entry at the KLOV