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Description

Loosely based on the Buck Rogers comic strips, Buck Rogers: Planet of Zoom is a fast-paced arcade racing game taking place on a futuristic racetrack. Guide your spaceship between pylons and shoot down other enemy racers.

Screenshots

Buck Rogers: Planet of Zoom Arcade Title screen
Buck Rogers: Planet of Zoom ZX Spectrum Game over
Buck Rogers: Planet of Zoom Coleco Adam Preparing your new fighter
Buck Rogers: Planet of Zoom Atari 8-bit Completing first level.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Zoom 909" -- Japanese SG-1000 title
  • "Zoom 909" -- Unlicenced Arcade Title
  • "ズーム909" -- Japanese SG-1000 spelling

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User Reviews

Skim the Planet of Zoom avoiding obstacles before you launch into a space battle TI-99/4A Andy Frueh (176)

Critic Reviews

8-bit Central Retro Gaming Atari 5200 2012 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
All Game Guide Arcade 1998 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Atari 5200 Feb 08, 2004 5 out of 10 50
All Game Guide ColecoVision 1998 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Micro 7 Atari 8-bit Feb, 1984 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 50
Atari HQ Atari 2600 2000 5 out of 10 50
Your Spectrum ZX Spectrum Sep, 1985 7 out of 15 47
The Video Game Critic Atari 5200 Dec 31, 2002 C- 42
The Video Game Critic Atari 2600 Aug 23, 2008 D+ 33
ZX Spectrum Gamer ZX Spectrum Apr, 2012 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 33

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Trivia

Cancelled Intellivision version

SEGA announced a version for Intellivision but it was never released.
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