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Rotox (DOS)

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Description

In this 3D Rotoscoped landscape the player controls Rotox the robot, which is required to to eradicate any form of mechanized existence on each of the levels. Each level is comprised of nine sectors, which are not all linked together. At the beginning of each level you drop in from above and get a general overview of the level.

Planning a path from sector to sector often involves using moving pathways. The sectors are heavily defended, but weapons can be picked up throughout. When a sector is cleared of robots, the screen flashes and the player is free to move on to the next sector.

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Rotox DOS Take that!
Rotox DOS Intro - Hmm, that looks like Rocket Ranger?
Rotox DOS Intro - Weapon upgrades
Rotox DOS Title screen

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Power Play Oct, 1990 40 out of 100 40

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Trivia

Cancelled Konix port

Was also in development for the cancelled Konix Multi-System console.

Awards

  • ST Format
    • Issue 01/1991 – #8 Best Shoot-'em-Up Game in 1990 (Atari ST)

Macintrash (2465) added Rotox (DOS) on May 12, 2000
Other platforms contributed by Mick West (157)