Colony 7

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Colony 7
Colony 7, Screen Shoot.jpg
Screenshot Colony 7
Developer(s) Taito
Publisher(s) Taito
Platform(s) Arcade
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Genre(s) Shoot 'em up
Mode(s) Single-player

Colony 7 is an arcade shoot 'em up published by Taito in 1981. It contains elements of both Taito's own Space Invaders and Atari's Missile Command. Colony 7 was the inspiration for the successful Atari 2600 game Atlantis from Imagic.[1][2]

The main innovation of Colony 7 was its extended weaponry arsenal.[citation needed] This gave the player the choice to change between several different weapons, with each one needing to be purchased separately as microtransactions through the arcade coin slot.

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