- Electronic Games Systems was founded by two former members of
Model Racing staff, G. Peroni and Alessandro Carnevali.
- They build a venue in Fano, a few miles from the MR venue in Montemarciano.
- E.G.S. produced an hybrid pinball-videogame too, called New York Defence
- The company still exists, now sells electronic devices not
directly related to videogames. Their main office is now located
in Lucrezia di Cartoceto (Pesaro e Urbino).
We're able to find only this part of this game, a glass signed "Mike '78" who reports Nat as manufacturer; however, rumors say this game was built and marketed by Bontempi of Rome also.
This was a ball and paddle game with obstacles. Its monitor was monochromatic.
Now the important part. This game introduced the writing of the top-scorer name on the screen! A little keyboard placed in the cabinet allowed this. And this game came out before Atari Asteroids, who many sources identify as the first coin-op to own this feature.
This game runs on a standard hardware, very similar to Space