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Description

A vertically-scrolling shoot 'em up from the old school, with similarities to games like 1942 and SWIV. There are lots of big, brash enemy vehicles to take on, plus individual soldiers (these often lie in a pool of blood afterwards, a gruesome sight making full use of AGA graphics) and civilians. Many of the enemies have good hiding places and can emerge surprisingly, Commando-style.

There are four large levels, which also scroll a small amount horizontally, the idea being that you can evade some opposition. There's a special loop-the-loop type feature available, which can double as an attack or an evasive move.

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Banshee Amiga Menu
Banshee Amiga CD32 Game over
Banshee Amiga CD32 Got a high score
Banshee Amiga CD32 Attacking a ship

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Critic Reviews

CU Amiga Amiga CD32 Sep, 1994 90 out of 100 90
Amiga Format Amiga CD32 Sep, 1994 90 out of 100 90
Amiga Power Amiga Jul, 1994 89 out of 100 89
Amiga Computing Amiga Aug, 1994 89 out of 100 89
Amiga Computing Amiga CD32 Nov, 1994 88 out of 100 88
Amiga Action Amiga Aug, 1994 86 out of 100 86
Play Time Amiga Aug, 1994 83 out of 100 83
Amiga Joker Amiga Aug, 1994 83 out of 100 83
Play Time Amiga CD32 Sep, 1994 81 out of 100 81
Power Play Amiga Aug, 1994 79 out of 100 79

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Awards

  • Amiga Joker
    • Issue 02/1995 – #2 Best Action Game in 1994 (Readers' Vote)

Contributed to by Kabushi (156873) and Martin Smith (62978)