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Armour-Geddon (Atari ST)

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100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
5 point score based on user ratings.

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Our Users Say

Category Description MobyScore
AI How smart (or dumb) you perceive the game's artificial intelligence to be 4.0
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 3.3
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 4.3
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 4.0
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 4.0
Overall MobyScore (3 votes) 3.9

The Press Says

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Atari ST User
Quite possibly the best 3D action you're likely to see on an ST. You are given the opportunity to pilot fighter craft, bombers, and combat helicopters. Not only that but you could find yourself seated behind the controls of a heavy armoured tank, light tank, or armed hovercraft.
Atari ST User
Not quite everything is perfect though: the sound is a let down, with no music whatsoever and all the vehicles' engines sounding like rattlesnakes with asthma, the explosions seem to lack "oomph", and the howling winds as you tumble to Earth are sorely missed from the ST version. These are only minor grumbles though, as even the worst sound effects in the world won't spoil what is essentially one of the best games around. Destined to become a 16-bit classic, I strongly advise you to get your hands on Armour Geddon. You won't be disappointed.
ST Format
If you enjoyed Carrier Command, then you'll love this game. There's an ultimate objective to be reached and lashings of gameplay to make you want to do it. Armour-geddon a lot of fun out of this game.
Computer and Video Games (CVG)
Filled 3D vectors portray the action excellently and, even though the playing area can be a bit sparse at times, there's enough diversity in the modes of transport (not to mention loads of death to be doled out!) to warrant the purchase of this large and challenging game.
I'd rather put the saved dosh towards getting the really rather stonking (but rather hard) Battle Command.
Power Play
"Armour-Geddon" kombiniert ein paar nette Simulationen mit einer unübersichtlichen Rahmenhandlung. Gewürzt ist das Ganze mit einer saumäßigen Anleitung, die mehr Fragen offenläßt, als beantwortet. Mit etwas mehr Sorgfalt wäre ein passables Actionspiel mit Strategie-Touch daraus geworden, so bleibt's beim Mittelmaß.
Computer Gaming World (CGW)
A simulation of aircraft, tanks and hovercraft attempting to destroy the "mad scientists" who will otherwise destroy the planet. In addition to combat elements, one must determine research and production priorities. With a heavier emphasis on tactical battles rather than cerebral considerations, it can be fun, but resembles a Chinese take-out restaurant, i.e. a half-hour later, you are hungry for something with some substance.