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Klax (Genesis)

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Description

An action/puzzle game, the object is to catch assorted color falling tiles and create rows, columns, or diagonals of a single color. Each level requires a different pattern to be made, and the tiles fall faster, more at a time, and in an increasing number of colors as the game progresses.

Screenshots

Klax Genesis Make a big X for secret warp
Klax Genesis Game over
Klax Genesis You must get three klaxes
Klax Genesis Second wave

Alternate Titles

  • "クラックス" -- Japanese spelling

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The Press Says

Sega-16.com Jul 27, 2006 9 out of 10 90
Video Games Mar, 1991 89 out of 100 89
Power Play Dec, 1990 89 out of 100 89
Raze Dec, 1990 85 out of 100 85
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Dec, 1991 85 out of 100 85
Mean Machines Nov, 1991 84 out of 100 84
Defunct Games Jun 14, 2012 B- 67
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Dec, 1990 65 out of 100 65

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

Klax appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Arcade version

Strictly speaking, this isn't a coin-op conversion per se, as the home and arcade versions were developed alongside each other. The top home versions (PC, Amiga and ST) are identical to the arcade game.

Atari 2600 version

According to AtariProtos.com, this was the last game released for the Atari 2600 by Atari. Although it was ported to the NTSC format, it was never released in that format.

Awards

  • Amiga Joker
    • Issue 01/1991 – #2 Best Dexterity Game in 1990
  • Power Play
    • Issue 01/1991 - Best Puzzle Game in 1990 (Amiga, Atari ST and C64 versions)
  • ST Format
    • Issue 01/1991 - Best Puzzle Game in 1990
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