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In this arcade shoot'em up your mission is to infiltrate the alien fortress during 6 levels, and to destroy the fortress and the alien.

Sitting in Ajax H.Q., you must pilot the remote controlled drone ship to do this. The drone represents jet fighter (behind view) and helicopter gunship (top-down view). It may be moved on the screen, fire air-to-air and air-to-ground guns and pow bomb. Limitless hordes of mechanoid invaders, whose sole intent is the total domination of the Earth, will try to stop you. Exit from each level is guarded by the powerful boss, who you should eliminate.

DOS version of the game differs from C64/CPC/ZX version by the number and location of enemies, map of areas, order of the stages, and ability to use different controls to shoot air and ground targets.


Ajax Commodore 64 Enemy planes are flying towards you...
Ajax Commodore 64 Cruiser in the distance...
Ajax Commodore 64 Green plane is a big one...
Ajax Commodore 64 Island is here...

Alternate Titles

  • "Typhoon" -- ZX Spectrum, C64 and CPC UK title
  • "Arcade Archives A-JAX" -- PlayStation 4 title

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Computer and Video Games (CVG) Sep, 1988 7 out of 10 70
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Feb, 1989 704 out of 1000 70
Power Play Dec, 1988 69 out of 100 69
The Games Machine (UK) Dec, 1988 67 out of 100 67
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Oct, 1988 6.6 out of 12 55


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POMAH (37397) added Ajax (Commodore 64) on Aug 08, 2008
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