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Sky Shark (Atari ST)

Sky Shark Atari ST Credits screen.


100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
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Sky Shark is a top-down shooter similar to Raiden. You start off with four lives and three bombs. With that (you can get more lives at certain point intervals, and more bombs can be found), you, the "Sky Shark" of your squadron, blast through five levels of enemy-infested battlefields with as many as six gun upgrades (Aside from the bombs and the gun upgrade, there are no other weapons to be found at all). Includes three difficulty levels and two-player support.


Sky Shark Atari ST Credits screen.
Sky Shark Atari ST Collect the power up.
Sky Shark Atari ST Power up gives you better firepower.
Sky Shark Atari ST Bomb pickup.

Alternate Titles

  • "Hishou Zame" -- Japanese title
  • "Flying Shark" -- European title
  • "Flyingshark" -- Alternate European title spelling

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The Press Says

ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Jan, 1989 895 out of 1000 90
The Games Machine (UK) Jan, 1989 84 out of 100 84
The One Dec, 1988 76 out of 100 76
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Jan, 1989 75 out of 100 75
Retrogaming History Dec 01, 2010 5 out of 10 50


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DOS graphic modes

Surprisingly enough, this game supports VGA mode, although the EGA/VGA screenshot bears a far greater resemblance to EGA graphics than VGA.


  • ACE
    • October 1988 (issue #13) - Included in the Top-100 list of 1987/1988 (editorial staff selection)

Martin Smith (63047) added Sky Shark (Atari ST) on Jul 01, 2004
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