Jump Bug is a scrolling platform shooter developed by Alpha Denshi under contract for Hoei/Coreland, and published in arcades by Sega in Japan and Rock-Ola in North America in 1981. It was the first platform game to include smooth horizontal and vertical scrolling.
|Platform(s)||Arcade, Arcadia 2001|
|Genre(s)||Scrolling shooter, Platformer|
|Mode(s)||Up to two players, alternating turns|
|Arcade system||Sega Z80|
The player controls a constantly bouncing car while driving through various environments including a city, pyramid, and underwater. The height of the jump and speed of a fall can be controlled with the joystick. The player can shoot various enemies that appear. Points are gained by collecting treasure, killing enemies and jumping on clouds.