AAARGH!

Critic Score User Score
ZX Spectrum
44
2.6
Amiga
62
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DOS
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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! ZX Spectrum Title screen
AAARGH! Amstrad CPC Burning things down.
AAARGH! Commodore 64 Fight the ogre
AAARGH! Apple IIgs A flash of lightning lights up the 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* (37879)

Critic Reviews

The Games Machine (UK) Amiga Jul, 1988 65 out of 100 65
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
Sinclair User ZX Spectrum Sep, 1989 44 out of 100 44
Computer and Video Games (CVG) ZX Spectrum Oct, 1989 42 out of 100 42
Crash! ZX Spectrum Sep, 1989 29 out of 100 29
Zzap! Commodore 64 Oct, 1989 26 out of 100 26
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amiga Aug, 1988 261 out of 1000 26
Commodore Force Commodore 64 Jul, 1993 21 out of 100 21

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Trivia

Arcade Version

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