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Description

Originating in the arcades, Side Arms is a horizontally scrolling shoot ‘em up in which you control Lieutenant Henry (a second player can control Sergeant Sanders in some versions), armed with crude weaponry and protective jump-suits. They must save the earth from the mercenary invaders of Bozon. You must first reach Bozon’s territories, then wipe out its forces hidden in caverns and lurking in underground seas, before destroying the main invasion ship. Lots of extra weapons can be picked up, often with similar tokens to those in 1943 and some other Capcom titles. Most weapons can be shot either to the left or the right, giving you more range to launch attacks.

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Side Arms Hyper Dyne Arcade Level 5: Macabre undersea.<br>
A pack of bonus ships, although not inoffensive at all.
Side Arms Hyper Dyne Arcade Level 3: Moving passages.<br>
The mechanical doorways can be destroyed for a safe passage.
Side Arms Hyper Dyne Arcade Level 6: Final mechanical Cephalopoda.
Side Arms Hyper Dyne Arcade Level 7: Turrets.<br>
A centipede, a turret and a walker. Bursting the circular firepower.

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Alternate Titles

  • "SideArms" -- Alternate spelling

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Sinclair User Apr, 1988 8 out of 10 80

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FatherJack (58523) added Side Arms Hyper Dyne (Arcade) on Mar 03, 2014
Other platforms contributed by Agamenon3 (3855), Sciere (393331) and Martin Smith (62888)