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Starquake (Atari ST)

Starquake Atari ST Title screen


Critic Score
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User Score
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Our Users Say

Category Description User Score
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 3.0
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 2.7
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 3.0
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 2.7
Overall User Score (3 votes) 2.8

Critic Reviews

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Atari ST User
All in all, Starquake is a superb arcade adventure, which looks like catapulting Mandarin to an enviable position among 16 bit software houses. My only reservation is that it is still in essence a conversion of an 8 bit game. But it is by no means alone in that, and is certainly a very good conversion, with several enhancements over the original.
The Games Machine (UK)
A straightforward conversion with gameplay unaffected, the only changes concern graphics and sound FX. The graphics are in fact reasonable, making professional, if hardly astounding, use of the ST.
ST Action
Starquake will not win any prizes for originality and outstanding graphics, but its game-play is mildly amusing and challenging. Collecting objects is certainly not a new preoccupation in arcade games, but it has been employed to great effect in Starquake. It seems that no matter how spectacular the graphics created on the ST, love them or hate them, multi-level arcade games of this ilk will always have a place in the software market.