Jetpak: Solar Crisis (Windows)

Published by
Developed by
Critic Score
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
User Score
5 point score based on user ratings.
Not an American user?


This remake of the platform game of 1983 completely updates the presentation, replacing the graphics and sounds with new ones while remaining faithful to the original gameplay. The player controls Jetman, an astronaut equipped with a jetpack and laser gun, that must fly around the screen and collect all the pieces of his rocket spaceship, to escape the planet where he is stranded and travel to the next one. The rocket sections are scattered around on various platforms, from where the protagonist has to drag them to the construction base at the bottom. Bizarre groups of aliens and other strange creatures float around trying to kill the hero, and he must be zap them with the gun to survive.

A plethora of random items fall on intervals from the top, from bonus items that give extra points to useful equipment like power-ups and fuel barrels for the ship. The power-ups include shields of variable strength, bombs and health boosts. Mushrooms start a hallucination where the aliens are replaced with waves of surreal objects crossing the distorted screen. If the rocket pieces are broken after landing too hard on the launch pad, Jetman has to pick up the repair kits and fix the damaged spacecraft parts.


Jetpak: Solar Crisis Windows Level complete
Jetpak: Solar Crisis Windows Instructions
Jetpak: Solar Crisis Windows Main menu
Jetpak: Solar Crisis Windows Game over

Part of the Following Groups

User Reviews

There are no reviews for this game.

Critic Reviews

Hrej! Nov 08, 2005 8 out of 10 80


There are currently no topics for this game.


There is no trivia on file for this game.

Related Web Sites

Macs Black (77762) added Jetpak: Solar Crisis (Windows) on Feb 28, 2010