You can play C64 Defender game online without installing any software. You only need a modern browser to enjoy this Commodore 64 retro classic game.
Defender game data
C64 game name: Defender | Release date:
Publisher: Atari |
Game media type: prg |
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About Commodore 64 Defender
C64 Defender is a two-dimensional side-scrolling shooting game set on the surface of an unnamed planet. The player controls a spaceship as it navigates the terrain, flying either to the left or right. A joystick controls the ship’s elevation, and five buttons control its horizontal direction and weapons. The object is to destroy alien invaders, while protecting astronauts on the landscape from abduction. Humans that are abducted return as mutants that attack the ship. Defeating the aliens allows the player to progress to the next level. Failing to protect the astronauts, however, causes the planet to explode and the level to become populated with mutants. Surviving the waves of mutants results in the restoration of the planet. Players are allotted three ships to progress through the game and are able to earn more by reaching certain scoring benchmarks. A ship is lost if it is hit by an enemy or its projectiles, or if a hyperspace jump goes wrong (as they randomly do). After exhausting all ships, the game ends. Once 990,000 points are scored, extra lives will be added per destroyed enemy, other than humanoids.
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Defender C64 keyboard mapping + gamepad support
C64 emulator joystick - keyboard mappings
|JOYSTICK 1||KEY||JOYSTICK 2||KEY|
|FIRE||LEFT CTRL||FIRE||LEFT SHIFT|
Defender touchscreen joystick emulation
You can play C64 Defender on mobile phones and tablets, too. Just tap the 4 corners and the middle position.
Defender Gamepad/Joystick support
Connect your USB gamepad or joystick to your computer. The online C64 emulator support 1 or 2 Gamepads + Paddles (axes 3/4).