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Infestation (Amiga)

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Description

The Alpha 2 research colony on Xelos has been invaded by aliens, wiping out the crew and laying 167 of their eggs, all waiting to hatch into a lethal alien infestation. Superhero Kal Solar is the only one who can prevent a catastrophe, and that's where you come in.

The game is viewed in 3D from Solar's perspective, with a full HUD built into his helmet showing direction, health and supplies. Other HUDs also allow you to check whether the current air is breathable (you have limited oxygen), as well as one built into your Jetpack.

There are two movement modes, one of which allows you to pan the view and the other allows you to shoot. Objects have to be picked up and used, computers operated, and an infra-red kit located and used. To win the game you will have to destroy all the eggs, and then shut the compound down and escape in time.

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Infestation Amiga Destroyed first enemy but more comes
Infestation Amiga Just found another one deserted terminal
Infestation Amiga Main menu (French version)
Infestation Amiga Main menu

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The Press Says

Zzap! May, 1990 94 out of 100 94
CU Amiga Apr, 1990 94 out of 100 94
Amiga Format May, 1990 89 out of 100 89
The Games Machine (UK) May, 1990 88 out of 100 88
Amiga Joker Mar, 1990 75 out of 100 75
Amiga Power May, 1991 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 50
Power Play May, 1990 42 out of 100 42

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Martin Smith (63156) added Infestation (Amiga) on Apr 30, 2005
Other platforms contributed by NGC 5194 (17256), Martin Smith (63156) and Terok Nor (18355)