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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 Firing
Buck Rogers: Planet of Zoom ZX Spectrum Level 2 adds aliens to shoot
Buck Rogers: Planet of Zoom Apple II Avoid the flying saucers in space!
Buck Rogers: Planet of Zoom Arcade Enemy shuttle ahead

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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 (131)

Critic Reviews

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
Your Spectrum ZX Spectrum Sep, 1985 7 out of 15 47
The Video Game Critic Atari 5200 Dec 31, 2002 C- 42
TeleMatch Atari 2600 Jan, 1984 4 out of 6 40
Sinclair User ZX Spectrum Sep, 1985 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Popular Computing Weekly ZX Spectrum Jul 18, 1985 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Zzap! Commodore 64 May, 1985 38 out of 100 38
The Video Game Critic Atari 2600 Aug 23, 2008 D+ 33
All Game Guide Atari 2600 1998 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30

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Trivia

Cancelled Intellivision version

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