Berzerk

Released in 1980

Developer: Stern
Manufacturer: Stern
Distributor: Stern

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Berzerk marquee
game marquee

Game Summary

Robots - Kill or be killed

Hardware Info

Controls: 1 Joystick / Button(s)
Horizontal-mounted Raster monitor
256 x 224 Resolution
Colors: 16 Color

Additional Hardware Info (from Mame)

Z80 cpu @ 2 Mhz
* Samples audio
Custom audio
* Information was extracted from Mame, so "Samples audio" may indicate the game has analog sound hardware.

Hardware Platform

Berzerk hardware

Mame ROMs

berzerk, Berzerk (set 1)
berzerk1, Berzerk (set 2)

Game Details

First robot killing game - featured bad speech and "Evil Otto" - "Fight like a Robot", "Got you humanoid", "Intruder Alert!" etc.


Berzerk control panel
control panel


Berzerk cabinet photo
cabinet photo
Berzerk title screen
title screen
Berzerk gameplay screen shot
gameplay screen
Berzerk promotional flyer
promotional flyer

"Maybe" Images

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Berzerk Flyer: 1 FrontBerzerk Flyer: 2 BackBerzerk cabinet photoBerzerk cocktailBerzerk cocktail #2

Coinop.org Member Ratings / Comments

**** by erikthe10man. Comment: "FYI- the infamous heart attack suffered by the gamer in the arcade in the early 80's happened in a little strip mall video arcade called Friar Tuck's. The poor guy actually got a coronary from the Evil Otto! This arcade closed in early 2003, and was the last of it's kind in the Upper Illinois area (Calumet City), save the Alladin's Castle in Chicago Ridge, which is an absolute joke!" 2004-01-18 16:26:10Z

***** by MJongo. Comment: "My favorite arcade game of all time. Intense action that never lets up." 2010-06-27 14:57:21Z

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