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Arkanoid-style Breakout clone, which unlike most other similar games has the bat on the side of the screen (there is a left/right option) instead of at the bottom. There are 100 screens to be conquered.

There are a number of types of special bricks, but unlike e.g. Arkanoid, they do not fall towards the bat. Instead, when you hit a special brick, it flips to show a letter. E.g. E (Extend bat), C (Catch ball), M (Missile), B (Bomb, explodes when hit by ball, clearing a number of bricks) and X (Extra life). Extra lives are also awarded when the player scores 10,000 points.

The enemies/obstacles are more varied than in Arkanoid. Some make the bat freeze, some actually chew and eat your ball and spit out the core back at you!

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Krakout BBC Micro Title Screen
Krakout BBC Micro Game Over
Krakout BBC Micro Start of the first level. You can choose the direction for the ball launch.
Krakout BBC Micro Start of the second level

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Sciere (393326) added Krakout (BBC Micro) on Feb 11, 2011
Other platforms contributed by Martin Smith (62888), sidder64 (6) and koffiepad (9955)