Incredible Shrinking Sphere

Genre
Perspective
Critic Score User Score
Commodore 64
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2.0
Atari ST
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...
Amiga
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Description

The Incredible Shrinking Sphere of the title comes under your control in this isometric maze game which has similarities to Marble Madness and Spindizzy. The ball needs to be guided from the start of a level to the end, through 4 linked sections.

Various functioning squares must be used to your advantage. Uniquely these include changes to the ball's size, as well as it's physics. Revolving squares randomly fire the ball off in another direction, and ramps shoot you in the current direction at high speed. Weapons can be collected, as can shields - both of which are required to avoid some of the hazards on show. Black holes are always fatal however.

Screenshots

Incredible Shrinking Sphere ZX Spectrum The game starts with the ball dropping onto the play area
Incredible Shrinking Sphere Amstrad CPC Electric dreams logo
Incredible Shrinking Sphere Atari ST ST disks were single-sided, so more games needed swaps than on the Amiga
Incredible Shrinking Sphere Amstrad CPC A couple of enemies

Alternate Titles

  • "ISS" -- Common abbreviation

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Critic Reviews

ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Commodore 64 Feb, 1989 923 out of 1000 92
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amiga May, 1989 923 out of 1000 92
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum 1989 91 out of 100 91
The Games Machine (UK) Amiga Apr, 1989 80 out of 100 80
The Games Machine (UK) ZX Spectrum Apr, 1989 80 out of 100 80
The One Atari ST Jan, 1989 80 out of 100 80
The Games Machine (UK) Atari ST Apr, 1989 80 out of 100 80
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Mar, 1989 8.6 out of 12 72
The Games Machine (UK) Amstrad CPC Apr, 1989 63 out of 100 63
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Commodore 64 Mar, 1989 5.8 out of 12 48

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