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Harrier Attack!

MobyRank MobyScore
Amstrad CPC
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3.1
ZX Spectrum
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Oric
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3.8
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Description

Harrier Attack is viewed from the side, and instantly resembles titles such as Wings of Fury and Jetstrike. You're on board of a Harrier and must reach the enemy island, destroying planes and ground installations as you go, then destroy their base and fly back to yours. Your Harrier is armed with both bombs and a gun. You must be careful not to fly at full speed throughout your journey as fuel is limited. There are 5 difficulty levels - the latter ones increase the volume and pace of the enemy, and add more mountains to avoid.

Screenshots

Harrier Attack! ZX Spectrum Enemy jet - ground targets
Harrier Attack! Amstrad CPC Loading screen.
Harrier Attack! ZX Spectrum Ready for launch
Harrier Attack! Commodore 64 Hmm, here's some targets to bomb...

Alternate Titles

  • "Bombedero" -- Re-release title

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User Reviews

Wings of Fury's predecessor Amstrad CPC pophase (8)

The Press Says

Computer and Video Games (CVG) ZX Spectrum Jan, 1990 26 out of 100 26
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Commodore 64 Jan, 1990 19 out of 100 19

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Trivia

Sales

According to the magazine Retro Gamer, the game sold overall 150.000 copies.
Contributed to by Kabushi (128188) and Martin Smith (63132)