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Ballistix (DOS)

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Description

Psygnosis' Ballistix is an arcade game in which you have to manipulate a ball in order to score a goal with your opponent. To do this, you will control an arrow that defines a direction, and pressing the fire key will launch a ball from this arrow in the direction the arrow points to; by launching balls at correct angles, you will manipulate the main ball and control the way it moves. Ballistix also keeps certain physics laws (namely gravity and friction), and will present you with varying obstacles in either one or two player mode.

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Ballistix DOS A game in progress (CGA)
Ballistix DOS Nearing the goal
Ballistix DOS Ballistix!
Ballistix DOS Title screen (CGA)

Alternate Titles

  • "כדור הרעם (Thunder Ball)" -- Israeli/Hebrew alternate title

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Fast cross between air hockey and pinball. gametrader (229) unrated

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Trivia

Cover art

The game uses the same cover art as the 1987 reissue of Rocka Rolla, the first album by British heavy metal band Judas Priest.
Tomer Gabel (4416) added Ballistix (DOS) on Jul 24, 2000
Other platforms contributed by Quapil (4745), fwibbler (838), Oyn (2707), Kabushi (116308) and Servo (55897)