Space Panic Reviews (ColecoVision)

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100
TeleMatch (Nov, 1983)
Space Panic wäre für beinahe jedes andere Videospielsystem ein großer Wurf; bei CBS-Colecovision zählt das Spiel zum — allerdings immer noch spielenswerten — Mittelmaß.
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Either way, Space Panic is an underrated game with a fair amount of strategic possibilities and an interesting premise.
40
Coleco had resurrected several short-lived arcade games and transformed them into home favorites, but they should have let Space Panic rest in peace.
16
The Video Game Critic (Mar 04, 2005)
Space Panic doesn't make a lot of sense to me, and it plays like Dig Dug in slow motion. Sure it's challenging, but that's mainly due to the flaky controls. For some reason you can't dig when in close proximity to a ladder, which severely limits your options. There are some pleasant musical effects, but the graphics are downright boring. I've heard some gamers defend this, but Space Panic did not appeal to me at all. The instructions contain an extra piece of paper with "Additional tips", a sure sign that customers were having difficulty grasping the concept.