Blastar (Amiga)

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Viewed from above and set in space, Blastar is a multi-directionally scrolling shoot 'em up. Each of the 12 levels have aliens coming at you in all directions, and you must use the scanner to see where they are, and fly around taking them out. The ship has heavy inertia, so you can't brake and steer instantly. Contact with aliens weakens your ship, and eventually costs you one of your 3 lives. The game features a full techno soundtrack, with 1 Megabyte of sound and 3 Megabytes of graphics - both high figures for an OCS game. The playing area totals 400 screens, with animated backgrounds

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Blastar Amiga Fire-fight with a huge boss at the end of the level.
Blastar Amiga Surrounded by hostile spheres, in some kind of volcanic environment.
Blastar Amiga Now a whole level is played side-scrolling.
Blastar Amiga The title screen.

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Critic Reviews

Amiga Games Oct, 1993 85 out of 100 85
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Oct, 1993 10 out of 12 83
Pelit Jul, 1993 82 out of 100 82
Amiga Dream Nov, 1993 79 out of 100 79
Amiga Joker Sep, 1993 57 out of 100 57
High Score Nov, 1993 1 out of 5 20

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Martin Smith (63058) added Blastar (Amiga) on Nov 08, 2004