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Altered Beast (Amstrad CPC)

Altered Beast Amstrad CPC Title

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Advertising Blurbs

Back of Cartridge Case - SEGA Master System (United States):
    You were a Roman Centurion. You died bravely in battle. Now, a hundred years later, you have been called back from the grave by Zeus, God of Thunder. Even as he grants you new life he gives you a mission. You must rescue his daughter Athena from the evil clutches of Neff; Lord of the Underworld.

    From the surface to the very heart of the Underworld you must journey, fighting Neff’s undead army every step of the way! Zombies, demons, gargoyles, three-headed Wolves. . But in this life you have been given an edge. . . the power to transform into magical beasts of awesome power! From a man to a superman. . . to a werewolf, were-dragon, were-tiger and the ultimate. . . a Golden Wolf! Each form has supernatural abilities. You’ll need them all.. . for Neff is a fearsome enemy.

    Fail, and Athena’s fate will be unspeakable. Win. . . and you may take a place in the Pantheon of Immortality! Remember.. . Never say die!

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (110112) on May 16, 2011.

Back of Box - floppy release - C64 (FRA/GER/ITA/UK):

    Awaken the beast within you...
    ALTERED BEAST

    Zeus has called upon you!

    Only a brave and fearless warrior can save his beloved daughter Athena, from the cunning clutches of Nelf, evil Lord of the Underworld.

    Risen from the grave, you are presented with Supernatural powers beyond this world. Collect the 'mystical' spirit halls and transform into all awesome array of creatures — as Strongman, punch and kick harder than ever before, as WereWolf and WereTiger rip the flesh of the demons of hell and as Bear, knock out your enemies with one bad breath!

    You hear the distant cries of the beautiful Athena and as the terrors of the Underworld tighten their grasp, the beast within you rises to face the final battle!!

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (110112) on May 16, 2011.

Back of Cassette Cover - ZX Spectrum (United Kingdom):
    “A wicked affair with some great graphics.”
    SINCLAIR USER
    “Years ahead of its time and technically excellent... awesome soundtrack.”
    AMSTRAD ACTION

    FURIOUS ACTION!

    STUNNING GRAPHICS!

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (110112) on May 16, 2011.

www.sega.com – Wii Virtual Console (US):
    Altered Beast
    When Zeus, the legendary Greek God, brings you back to life, you set forth on a mission to rescue his daughter Athena from the underworld. Along the way, collect the Spirit Balls dropped by enemies to increase your strength and transform into a variety of mythical creatures with powerful attacks.

    Original Release: 1989
    Wii Release: 11/19/06
    ESRB: E - Animated Violence

    Contributed by gamewarrior (5065) on Apr 04, 2007.

Back Cover - Genesis (NTSC):
    Enter a time when men were warriors and Gods ruled the world. A time of good against evil, a place of danger. Summoned by Zeus to rescue Athena, you will infiltrate the Underworld with the power to transform into mythical creatures with supernatural strength.

    Level 1: Become a savage Werewolf and use teeth and nails to shred your enemies to pieces. Capture three of the elusive Spirit Balls and you'll be transformed into a ferocious, fireball throwing Werewolf.

    Level 2 and 3: Take flight as Weredragon and use fiery force to fry the followers of Neff. Creep across slippery crevasses inside a deep cavern as the crafty Werebear.

    Level 4 and 5: Stalk the gates of the Underworld fortress as a maneating Weretiger, a predator with no pity. Inside the inner-sanctum call on Golden Werewolf's might to demolish Neff, the demon - forever.

    Contributed by Xoleras (66236) on Mar 25, 2004.

Back Cover - Sega Master System (PAL):
    Battle through a land of myth and danger to rescue Athena, the kidnapped daughter of Zeus. To help you, the Thunder God has granted you the power of the Altered Beast. Now, when danger threatens, you shed your human form and transform into powerful creatures with the strength to stamp out the evil that lurks around every corner!

    Contributed by Xoleras (66236) on Mar 25, 2004.