FIGHTING BACK WITH LASERS:
1984 January 31 (NB) -- The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas featured Paramount Pictures, Bally Midway and Sega Enterprices announcing a jointly produced laser- disk game based on the upcoming new "Star Trek" movie. It reportedly will use footage from the film and will be released this summer. Laser disk games, however, haven't been the money-storm arcade opeators had hoped. Two others, Sega's "Astron Belt" and "Cliffhanger" didn't bring in very much $$$$. Just reaching arcades is Mylstar's M.A.C.H. 3, featuring the player as a bomber over a photographed background. It's too early to tell the success of that game.
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