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AAARGH! (DOS)

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Advertising Blurbs

Back Cover: Commodore 64 (UK):

    AAARGH!

    The Monster's Revenge!

    Take the part of either an ogre or dinosaur as you storm your way through the cities on a quest for the golden eggs. Along the way you will have to fight your way past killer hornets, catapults, cannon and many other challenges.

    You will knock down buildings, and trample people underfoot. As you punch and flame your way to your goal - the golden egg hidden under the volcano.

    Along the way you will munch your way through the biggest of hamburgers or snack on the peasants while picking up the lightning to improve your fire power, as you search for the eggs hidden in the cities.

    Off course it will not be easy, the humans do not like having their buildings flattened, and will bring a range of weapons to bear down on you. Killer hornets will try to sting you and the other monsters are definitely not friendly!

    When you have collected the egg, you can add it to your hoard, provided you can triumph in a head to head fight against another monster just as mean and bad as you are. When you have collected five you can hot foot it to the volcano.

    An amazing conversion of ARCADIA's great arcade sensation.

    • Choice of Monster • 12 highly detailed cities

    Spectrum - 2 players • CBM 64 - 2 players
    IBM PC - 2 players (1 with joystick) • Atari ST - 2 players
    Amiga - 1 player, joystick only

    Contributed by FatherJack (34747) on May 24, 2014.

Back Cover - DOS (US):

    PUSH, SMASH, TRAMPLE AND CRUSH YOUR
    WAY THROUGH
    AARGH!

    Destruction is the name of the game as two mighty monsters pulverize buildings, trample on puny natives, torch attacking insects and flying reptiles, munch fast food - not to mention the occasional native - to rebuild your strength as you battle to reach the fiery volcano and your chance to grab the golden egg.

    Bulldoze your way through the twelve cities of the Lost Island in a quest for the Golden Dragon's egg. With head to head battles against your only rival in the mean monster stakes along the way this is a real challenge.

    Fast all-action hand-to-hand combat, huge colorful animated graphics, superb backdrops and ear-splitting stereo sound effects, all combine to make AARGH an instant hit.

    Choice of Monster - 12 highly detailed cities
    Amazing arcade graphics - Bloodcurdling digitized sound
    One player only - Joystick only

    "One of the best Arcade releases - Incredible. Need I say more?" ZZAP MAGAZINE

    "The animation of AARGH is truly amazing - The music and sound quality is equally outstanding." PLAY METER JANUARY 1988

    "A terrific first effort from Arcadia." U.S. NATIONAL VIDEO GAME TEAM

    Contributed by Jeanne (75627) on Mar 03, 2011.

Unknown Source:
    "Push, Smash, Trample and Crush your way through AAARGH!" "Bloodcurdling digitized sound" - (contributor's note: that's a -very- accurate description!)

    Contributed by Old man gamer (302) on Jun 15, 2000.