Venus the Flytrap (Amiga)

Venus the Flytrap Amiga From the intro.

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Description

After humanity destroys the earth through over-population and excess pollution, it becomes essential to send a robotic fly through to clean it up. You take control of the fly, shooting out the mutated creatures and plants. You must get through 8 worlds, including Frozen Wastes, Caverns and Death Valley.

Most sentient creatures release a ball when killed; shoot this to release one of many features such as enhanced weaponry, faster movement, an extra life, or negative ones like losing a life or having your controls reversed. As the game progresses the levels become more intricate and platform-based.

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Venus the Flytrap Amiga This is the bonus-stage. Here you can actually fly, unlike in the regular stages.
Venus the Flytrap Amiga In this platformer, you control an unusual character. An insect...
Venus the Flytrap Amiga Using the mortar-weapon to kill an enemy below me.
Venus the Flytrap Amiga Sometimes you'll meet bigger and tougher variations of the ordinary enemies.

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Critic Reviews

The Games Machine (UK) Aug, 1990 95 out of 100 95
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Aug, 1990 94 out of 100 94
Zzap! Oct, 1990 90 out of 100 90
Amiga Joker Apr, 1990 87 out of 100 87
Amiga Action Apr, 1992 83 out of 100 83
Australian Commodore and Amiga Review Oct, 1990 82 out of 100 82
Power Play Oct, 1990 66 out of 100 66
Amiga Power May, 1991 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 33

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Awards

  • Amiga Power
    • May 1991 (issue #00) - #84 in the "All Time Top 100 Amiga Games"

Martin Smith (62888) added Venus the Flytrap (Amiga) on Oct 25, 2004
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