Action Fighter

Critic Score User Score
Arcade
...
1.9
Atari ST
61
...
SEGA Master System
64
2.8
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Description

This is a top down vertically scrolling shooter, in which you start off as a motorbike. You are quite vulnerable to attack at first, but power ups come in the form of a Sega van which you have to dock with. The first time you dock you get double fire, the second time gives you a rocket, the third gives a rear force field and the fourth invulnerablility.

By destroying cars and bikes that appear on your way, you can collect A-F letters. Collecting A through to D allows you change into a sportscar which is less vulnerable to attack, but not as nimble. Collect all the letters in order to be able to transform into a high tech plane. This is the final stage of one of the five missions. Only the high tech plane can guide you to your destination in which your main target is hiding.

There is also time limit in which you have to complete the mission. It is advisable to transform into the high tech plane as fast as it is possible.

Picking up flags gives you bonus points with 10,000 points gaining you an extra life.

Screenshots

Action Fighter Commodore 64 Mission 2 Briefing
Action Fighter ZX Spectrum Drive into the back of the Sega lorry for power ups
Action Fighter SEGA Master System Caution sign telling you to turn right
Action Fighter Commodore 64 Mission 3

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User Reviews

Much better than Spy Hunter SEGA Master System *Katakis* (37896)
A shooter of mixed genres, flying and driving. SEGA Master System Ash_1 (55)
A good conversion of an entertaining little game ZX Spectrum Martin Smith (63061)
Excellent Spy Hunter clone. SEGA Master System gametrader (229)

Critic Reviews

Defunct Games SEGA Master System Jul 01, 2006 86 out of 100 86
CU Amiga Amiga Oct, 1989 82 out of 100 82
Tilt SEGA Master System Dec, 1987 14 out of 20 70
Power Play DOS Nov, 1989 69 out of 100 69
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Nov, 1989 7.8 out of 12 65
The Games Machine (UK) SEGA Master System Feb, 1988 63 out of 100 63
ST Action Atari ST Oct, 1993 60 out of 100 60
The Games Machine (UK) Commodore 64 Dec, 1989 54 out of 100 54
All Game Guide SEGA Master System 1998 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Zzap! Commodore 64 Dec, 1989 39 out of 100 39

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Contributed to by FatherJack (58535), Neepie Lantern (481), Martin Smith (63061), Indra is stressed (20016) and *Katakis* (37896)