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In this isometric 3D action-strategy game, the player uses a Vorton droid to push a bomb to the end of the highway into an alien base. There are 30 screens, most of them filled with hazards trying to block (like barrels) or destroy (mines and aliens) your bomb.

The perspective and guidance concept are not the game's only original features; there are 4 more bombs with you, representing your extra lives - pushing you forward on your mission. If these other Vortons are destroyed, one of your extra lives is lost without the player being able to use it.


Highway Encounter Amstrad CPC Loading screen
Highway Encounter Amstrad CPC I shot an enemy.
Highway Encounter Amstrad CPC I need to clear a path through these barrels.
Highway Encounter Amstrad CPC The high scores

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Amtix! Nov, 1985 92 out of 100 92
Home Computing Weekly Oct 08, 1985 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80


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Martin Smith (66812) added Highway Encounter (Amstrad CPC) on Nov 05, 2008
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