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Space Harrier (Amiga)

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User Reviews

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Our Users Say

Category Description MobyScore
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 3.2
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 3.4
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 3.7
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 3.0
Overall MobyScore (9 votes) 3.3


The Press Says

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The Games Machine (UK)
The speed and instant playability of the coin-op have all been transfered to computer superbly, and these attributes alone make the Amiga Space Harrier the most faithful of the conversions from the coin-op yet. Fluid movement, fast paced gameplay, a driving soundtrack and all action blasting - what more could you want?
85
Zzap!
Well, this is a lot better than shoving 50p into a hydraulic machine gadgi and dying three times before you've even had a chance to stick your bum on the chair. I reckon, if you're the sort of person who can't even stand losing 2p in the bubble gum machine, this is the conversion for you. Not only do you get all the entertainment value of brilliantly smooth full-screen scrolling, incredibly breathtaking and mega-fast action, you also get it for the price of 40 goes one of those fancy metal machines you have to wait ages to get a shot at. Bargain or what?
82
Computer and Video Games (CVG)
Altogether you have ten levels to deal with in this Amiga version - the same as the ST. They get tougher as you go - speeding up - so that it is going to take you quite a while to clock it. Space Harrier fans will be well pleased with the 16-bit versions.
81
Commodore User
I never really rated SH in the arcades. To me it was just Sega saying ‘We’ve got a new, even faster 3D routing, and we’re gonna use it’. However, SH on the Amiga is a masterpiece of programming. The scrolling is just as silky smooth as the arcade, and as for the update on the sprites themselves: Brilliant. Colour has been used really well, too. Sound is good. Elite have successfully managed to take the original Space Harrier tune and jazzed it up a bit. All the in-game effects are there, as well as speech. SH has finally been converted perfectly. It looks good and thankfully it plays very well.
70
Power Play
So gut das Programm in technischer Hinsicht auch ist, spielerisch wirkt es etwas veraltet. Wer sich daran nicht stört und eine Solide 3D-Ballerei schätzt, wird mit dieser Umsetzung zufrieden sein.
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Amiga Joker
Gerade beim ersten Teil wird sich mancher darüber ärgern, daß er die ältere Version schon gekauft hat, denn ein Umtausch dürfte kaum noch möglich sein. Die richtigen Fans werden wahrscheinlich trotzdem zuschlagen, denn Space Harrier I ist (zumindest meiner bescheidenen Meinung nach, Michael z.B. sieht die Sache wieder etwas anders) eine der besten Automaten-Umsetzungen überhaupt.
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Svenska Hemdatornytt
Oh! Detta var nostalgi. Ett av de sista spelen jag gav mig på hos min gamla Spectrum var Space Harrier. På den gamla harven var spelet uselt. På Amiga är det bara dåligt – alla 3D-effekter till trots.