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Rotox (Atari ST)

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Description

In this 3D Rotoscoped landscape the player controls Rotox the robot, which is required to to eradicate any form of mechanized existence on each of the levels. Each level is comprised of nine sectors, which are not all linked together. At the beginning of each level you drop in from above and get a general overview of the level.

Planning a path from sector to sector often involves using moving pathways. The sectors are heavily defended, but weapons can be picked up throughout. When a sector is cleared of robots, the screen flashes and the player is free to move on to the next sector.

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Rotox Atari ST Killed one enemy, lots left to kill
Rotox Atari ST Insertion after losing a life
Rotox Atari ST Moving platforms ahead
Rotox Atari ST That was the last enemy in this section

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Critic Reviews

ST Format Jul, 1990 81 out of 100 81
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Jul, 1990 79 out of 100 79
The One Jun, 1990 79 out of 100 79
The Games Machine (UK) Jul, 1990 78 out of 100 78
ST Format May, 1992 61 out of 100 61

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Trivia

Cancelled Konix port

Was also in development for the cancelled Konix Multi-System console.

Awards

  • ST Format
    • Issue 01/1991 – #8 Best Shoot-'em-Up Game in 1990 (Atari ST)

Mick West (157) added Rotox (Atari ST) on Nov 09, 2003
Other platforms contributed by Mick West (157) and Macintrash (2465)