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Game Name: Defender
Genre: Shooter
Platform: ColecoVision
Has a newer ColecoVision version of this game been released: No, only Box variants
Other Platform releases besides this:
Arcade, Atari, Apple II, CBM, IBM PC, Intellivision, TI-99/4A, Sony and others
Rarity, Loose Cartridge: Common, Uncommon, Rare, Extremly Rare, Unbelievably Rare
Rarity, Complete In Box, Used: Common, Uncommon, Rare, Extremly Rare, Unbelievably Rare
Rarity, New In Box: Common, Uncommon, Rare, Extremly Rare, Unbelievably Rare
The displayed version: Original, Homebrew, Reproduction, Prototype
Value Traded from around: 23 to 110 U.S. $
Arcade Related ColecoVision Game: Yes
Year of Its Original Release: 1980
and Licenses: Williams Electronics, Warner Inc,. Atari S.A. France
Based On or similarly with: The Arcade Version
Originally First Developed by:
Williams Electronics
Original Programmed and / or Designed by: Eugene Jarvis, Larry DeMar, Sam Dicker, Paul Dussault
Original SFX Programmed and / or Composed by: Williams Electronics
ColecoVision Game Version Programmed by:
Chris Markle, AtariSoft California
ColecoVision GFX Programmer and / or Designer:
AtariSoft California
ColecoVision SFX Programmer and / or Designer:
AtariSoft California
Sound Output Via: SN 76489AN / AY-3-8910A / WSG 7264 / Compatible
Different Colors for ColecoVision Compared to The Original, In This Case: The Arcade Version: Yes
Expanded Color Palette for ColecoVision in addition to ColecoVision's Permanent 16 Colors: No
Number of Screenshots Provided by: ColecoVision.dk (14), and edited by: ColecoVision.dk

Working On Following Compatible Hardware Systems: ColecoVision  Phoenix VGS / PX  ADAM Family Computer System  Z3K*  -  Dina / Bit 7200  -  HB Vision*  -  Bit 90*  -  Onyx*  -  SpliceVision*
Working On Following Compatible Hardware Systems With Expansion: ColecoVision  -  ADAM Family Computer System  -  SpectraVideo 318* 
Hanimex Pencil II*  -  Laser 2001*  -  Salora Manager*
Working On Following Compatible Emulators: ColEM  CoolCV  BlueMSX  Meka  -  Mess*  -  Bee*  Argon*
ColecoVision PCB Size, Type and Producent: 24kb., AtariSoft, AtariSoft
ColecoVision Product #: 70002
Freely Available Download Of Game: Yes

Freely Available Download Of Manual: Yes
Sound Test or Ringtone Possible: Not At The Moment
ColecoVision Cartridge and Label #, Casing and Producent: 70002, Standard Black AtariSoft Style, AtariSoft
ColecoVision Label Art, Design and manufacturer by: AtariSoft California
ColecoVision Manual Layout and Design by: AtariSoft California
ColecoVision Manual # and Manufacturer: CO24193-02 Revision A, U.S.A.
ColecoVision Box Shown, Box Art and Design by: Standard Orange AtariSoft Version, Unknown, AtariSoft California
ColecoVision Box # and Manufacturer: 77000 70002, U.S.A.
Number of Players: 1 or 2
Required: ColecoVision, Phoenix VGS or any other Compatible System + Compatible Controller
ColecoVision Overlay: Original: No, Aftermarket: Yes, via Internet
ColecoVision Trading Card Available: No
Publisher and Year: AtariSoft 1983
ColecoVision.dk Game #: 47

Purchased: July 07, 2007
July 12, 2007
Score Displayed after completion:
Yes, Score resets with New game started: Yes
Instant Save Game Feature: No, Password System: No
In-game Pause Feature:
Yes, press: [ # ]
Note: For 2 player mode is only player 1 joystick required.
Not Confirmed


Box Top Cartridge Top
Box Front Box Left Box Right Box Bottom Box Back Manual Front Manual Back Cartridge Front Cartridge Bottom Cartridge
Cartridge Back







The planet's fate is in your hands.

Landers, Bombers, Baiters, Pods and Swarmers.
The alien attack has come, and defeat at the hands of crazed invaders threatens the humanoids.
Their only hope is the spaceship, Defender.

Armed with smart bombs and able to shift into hyperspace,
Defender evens the score only to become the object of another foul attack; kidnapped humanoids transformed into killer mutants !.

High Score For The ColecoVision Version Of: Defender. ▼



  Basque Team...
XName: Tom Duncan. XName: duncantoml.   Name: Ole Nielsen.   Name:
1st XScore: 9.001.700 - December 02, 2007. 1st XScore: 9.001.700 - November 21, 2007. 1st XScore: 21.100 - July 14, 2007. 1st XScore:
  XName: Rob Maerz.   XName: theking21083.     Name: Ole Nielsen.     Name:
2nd XScore: 1.585.400 - July 30, 2010. 2nd XScore: 5.003.900 - November 17, 2007. 2nd XScore: 21.100 - January 09, 2011. 2nd XScore:
  XName: Alan Hewston.   XName: ed1475.     Name: Ole Nielsen.     Name:
3rd XScore: 705.050 - August 20, 2001. 3rd XScore: 1.126.100 - April 05, 2010. 3rd XScore: 19.800 - July 13, 2007. 3rd XScore:
  XName: James Carter.   XName: Bmack36.     Name: Ole Nielsen.     Name:
4th XScore: 533.800 - July 12, 2001. 4th XScore: 1.064.650 - July 30, 2018. 4th XScore: 18.100 - July 12, 2015. 4th XScore:

ColecoVision / Phoenix VGS Platform.
High Score last updated: March 03, 2020.

ColecoVision / Phoenix VGS Platform.
High Score last updated: September 06, 2022.

ColecoVision / Phoenix VGS Platform.
High Score last updated:

ColecoVision.dk Game # 47, Defender was last updated on: September 06, 2022.
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