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Exterminator

MobyRank MobyScore
Amstrad CPC
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Atari ST
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2.5
DOS
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1.2
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Description

Of all the mundane tasks which've been turned into action-packed games, bug-repelling must be up there with being a Paper Boy or a Trashman. These aren't average bugs; Chicago is under siege from mutated insects, rats and even toy tanks.

You'll have to work through seven houses, each of which has the typical rooms. You control a seemingly-dismembered hand, which must deal with the hordes as they come towards it, into the screen. They can be shot, thumped, or squashed depending on their type. To clear a room you must kill a certain number of creatures in each of the vertically-divided 'lanes' of the room - this causes squares on the ground to change colour.

Screenshots

Exterminator Amiga Title screen
Exterminator Atari ST Going to my first house!
Exterminator ZX Spectrum Grab the mosquitoes and pound the spiders. 
Got to be careful here because wasps appear among the mosquitoes and grabbing them hurts
Exterminator Atari ST Pound those bugs!

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The Press Says

Computer and Video Games (CVG) ZX Spectrum Feb, 1991 91 out of 100 91
Commodore Format Commodore 64 Feb, 1991 91 out of 100 91
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Commodore 64 Feb, 1991 91 out of 100 91
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Feb, 1991 90 out of 100 90
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Atari ST Feb, 1991 89 out of 100 89
ST Format Atari ST Feb, 1991 87 out of 100 87
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Jan, 1991 9 out of 12 75
Amiga Joker Amiga Feb, 1991 75 out of 100 75
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Jan, 1991 9 out of 12 75
64'er Commodore 64 Jul, 1991 7 out of 10 70

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Trivia

Cancelled sequel

Audiogenic planned to release a sequel of their own design for this game (a common practice in those days - Target: Renegade and Strider 2 for example), but nothing ever appeared.
Contributed to by Kabushi (128325), Martin Smith (63102) and Pseudo_Intellectual (44732)