- Fratelli (Bros.) Bertolino s.n.c., Turin, is a historical name of the videogames era.
- From 1972 it has distributed coin-op videogames, made by Allied Engineering and then by Atari; it was the executive distributor for Italy
- Bertolino manfactured under license versions of Atari classics as Asteroids, Missile Command and Centipede, almost identical to Atari originals.
- It was the first manufacturer who mounted a legal attack against a clone producer, Sidam (see 1989 sentence page).
- When Atari created Chuck E. Cheese restaurants, Bertolino tried to start a similar business in Italy also.
- It was not a success, and Bertolino went out of business at
the end of the eighties..
|Pallavolo||1973||Original Volleyball PCB by Ramtek|
|Gee Bee||1979||Under license from Namco|
Original cabinet with a Volleyball PCB made by Ramtek.
Picture from vernimark
Scans from the flyer.
The only original game by Bertolino, designed by Leonello Bione and
programmed by Paolo Lodini.
A working unit has still to be found.
Licensed version of Namco original game, emulated in MAME.
this machines are totally or almost identical to the originals:
Sprint, Sprint 2, Sprint 4, Sprint 8, Tank, Tank 2, Tank 8, Ultra
Tank, Anti-Aircraft, Steeplechase, Breakout, Stunt Cycle, Canyon
Bombers, Dominos, Starship 1, Super Bug, Super Breakout,
Asteroids, Asteroids Deluxe, Basketball, Lunar Lander, Video
Pinball, Battlezone, Missile Command, Centipede, Red Baron, Space
Duel, Tempest, Crystal Castles, Major Havoc, Star Wars. This list