Sky Skipper (スカイ・スキッパー, Sukai Sukippā) is a 1981 arcade game by Nintendo R&D1. Some sources assert that Ikegami Tsushinki also did design work on the game. Sky Skipper was produced in upright, cabaret, and cocktail cabinets.
Sky Skipper was not successful in Japan, and Nintendo converted the remaining arcade boards into the better selling Popeye game, making original cabinets very rare. The arcade version of Sky Skipper was not released outside of Japan, but in 1983 an Atari 2600 version was pub…