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AAARGH!

Critic Score User Score
Atari ST
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3.3
Amstrad CPC
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3.6
Arcade
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Description

What's that coming over the hill, is it a monster? Yes, as this Rampage-influenced arcade game sees you play either an ogre or a dragon. Both are searching an island for an egg which will give them super powers.

This is located inside a building, and to find the right one you must continuously smash them up, using either the ogre's horn or the dragon's tail. Humans must also be attacked as you see them, as their catapults weaken you. Food can be found to restore energy,

Once you have located the egg, a one-on-one beat 'em up battle with your rival ensues - win five of these to finally win the game.

Screenshots

AAARGH! Atari ST Start menu
AAARGH! ZX Spectrum Lizard defeated
AAARGH! DOS The level map shows you where you're heading.
AAARGH! MSX Loading screen

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User Reviews

One of the first games I played DOS Terry Callahan (67)
Great game only hampered with dodgy controls Amiga *Katakis* (37895)

Critic Reviews

The Games Machine (UK) Atari ST Oct, 1989 77 out of 100 77
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Atari ST Oct, 1989 71 out of 100 71
The Games Machine (UK) ZX Spectrum Oct, 1989 55 out of 100 55
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga May, 1988 6.25 out of 12 52
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Aug, 1989 48 out of 100 48
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Commodore 64 Oct, 1989 44 out of 100 44
Sinclair User ZX Spectrum Sep, 1989 44 out of 100 44
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Sep, 1989 4.8 out of 12 40
Zzap! Commodore 64 Oct, 1989 26 out of 100 26
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amiga Aug, 1988 261 out of 1000 26

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Trivia

Arcade Version

The arcade game was, like other Arcadia titles, running on a modified Amiga.
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