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Demon Attack (Intellivision)

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Description

Demon Attack is an arcade action game with gameplay similar to Space Invaders. You control a laser canon at the bottom of the screen, and need to destroy wave after wave of brightly colored demons. The demons bounce around the screen in bizarre patterns, and try to destroy your canon with bombs or lasers. When you shoot a demon, it will be replaced with another or will split into two smaller demons depending on which wave you are playing. When the required number of demons for the current round is finally destroyed, you can move on to the next, more difficult round.

Screenshots

Demon Attack Intellivision Fighting the attacking demons
Demon Attack Intellivision Blast off into outer space to destroy the source of the demons
Demon Attack Intellivision Title screen
Demon Attack Intellivision A game in progress

Alternate Titles

  • "Super Demon Attack" -- TI-99/A4 title
  • "Demon Attack +" -- Jopac release title

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The Press Says

The Video Game Critic Mar 05, 2006 A 100
TeleMatch May, 1983 2 out of 6 80

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Trivia

Lawsuit

In 1982 Atari sued Imagic due to Demon Attack's similarity to Phoenix.

Version differences

The PC Booter version of Demon Attack was available on both a PCjr cartridge and a 5.25" disk. Both versions were identical, except the disk release had a title screen which was missing on the cartridge version (probably due to the more limited size of the PCjr cartridges.)

Awards

  • Retro Gamer
    • Issue 46 - #13 in the “Top 25 Atari 2600 Games" poll
Information also contributed by PCGamer77 and Servo

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Servo (55897) added Demon Attack (Intellivision) on Jun 18, 2003
Other platforms contributed by Corn Popper (69503), chirinea (33486), Kabushi (120742), Martin Smith (63162), Servo (55897) and L. Curtis Boyle (734)