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Krakout (Commodore 64)

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Description

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 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).

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!

Screenshots

Krakout Commodore 64 Lost a life
Krakout Commodore 64 Round 1
Krakout Commodore 64 Round 2
Krakout Commodore 64 Paddle extended

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The Press Says

Tilt May, 1987 17 out of 20 85
Happy Computer 1986 85 out of 100 85
Commodore User Apr, 1987 7 out of 10 70

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sidder64 (6) added Krakout (Commodore 64) on Oct 06, 2005
Other platforms contributed by Sciere (248128), Martin Smith (63155) and koffiepad (10021)