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In this isometric 3D action-strategy game, the player uses a Vorton droid to push a bomb to the end of the highway into an alien base. There are 30 screens, most of them filled with hazards trying to block (like barrels) or destroy (mines and aliens) your bomb.

The perspective and guidance concept are not the game's only original features; there are 4 more bombs with you, representing your extra lives - pushing you forward on your mission. If these other Vortons are destroyed, one of your extra lives is lost without the player being able to use it.


Highway Encounter Amstrad CPC I need to shoot these out of the way.
Highway Encounter Amstrad CPC Loading screen
Highway Encounter ZX Spectrum This screen displays as the screen loads
Highway Encounter ZX Spectrum Crossing the bridge.

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Sinclair User ZX Spectrum Aug, 1985 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Crash! ZX Spectrum Sep, 1985 95 out of 100 95
Amtix! Amstrad CPC Nov, 1985 92 out of 100 92
GamesCollection ZX Spectrum Mar 03, 2008 9 out of 10 90 (UK) ZX Spectrum Oct 25, 2007 9 out of 10 90
Computer and Video Games (CVG) ZX Spectrum Sep, 1985 34 out of 40 85
Your Computer ZX Spectrum Sep, 1985 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Home Computing Weekly ZX Spectrum Aug 20, 1985 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Home Computing Weekly Amstrad CPC Oct 08, 1985 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80


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