There had never been anything like Zaxxon when it released. At the time, kids considered it the first 3D game, even if it achieved that look through isometric projection. Still, it communicated sophistication, technology and, to an 8-year-old, difficulty.
30 years ago Sega's isometric space shooter Zaxxon took arcades by storm, confusing early gamers with its at-the-time freaky isometric perspective. Players were tasked with destroying the evil robot Zaxxon deep within its asteroid base. How did we get out? That's where Zaxxon Escape for iOS and Android comes in.
Since for most of arcade gaming's heyday graphics weren't exactly easy on the eye, to lure customers in companies often had to rely on artwork to make a sale.