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Description

Originating in the arcades, Side Arms is a horizontally scrolling shoot ‘em up in which you control Lieutenant Henry (a second player can control Sergeant Sanders in some versions), armed with crude weaponry and protective jump-suits. They must save the earth from the mercenary invaders of Bozon. You must first reach Bozon’s territories, then wipe out its forces hidden in caverns and lurking in underground seas, before destroying the main invasion ship. Lots of extra weapons can be picked up, often with similar tokens to those in 1943 and some other Capcom titles. Most weapons can be shot either to the left or the right, giving you more range to launch attacks.

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Side Arms Hyper Dyne Amstrad CPC Showdown: The end...<br>
Again (as the DOS version) the game ends abruptly and goes directly to the title screen without any kind of message or ending...
Side Arms Hyper Dyne Amstrad CPC Power ups!
Side Arms Hyper Dyne Amstrad CPC Level 2: Centipedes.<br>
These nasties (I think I already said that) do not demote themselves from chasing you.
Side Arms Hyper Dyne Amstrad CPC Level 5: Armada.

Alternate Titles

  • "SideArms" -- Alternate spelling

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ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Apr, 1988 4.6 out of 12 38
Power Play May, 1988 1 out of 10 10

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Agamenon3 (3439) added Side Arms Hyper Dyne (Amstrad CPC) on Aug 19, 2010
Other platforms contributed by Agamenon3 (3439), FatherJack (58549), Sciere (357925) and Martin Smith (63001)