Cosmic Avenger is a 1981 arcade game developed and published by Universal. This game is the first continuous X-axis (Left to Right) scrolling video game. Wes Hupp holds the official record for this game with 117,290 points on November 17, 1982. Although Defender came out before Cosmic Avenger and was a continuous scroller, Defender went in 'circles,' and the player could control the direction of his ship.
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