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Locus

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2.4
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Description

Locus is a virtual reality sports game where you race at break-neck speed through the unimaginable geometries that compose the Locus arenas. With next gen 32-bit game engine and first-person fast game action you make your way though 12 challenging levels, using laser weapons and gadgets. Surrounded by Gouraudshaded graphics, digital and MIDI music and specialized sound effects, you must score against two opposing teams in a game of cut-throat elimination.

Screenshots

Locus Windows In-game. The actual game takes up 384x288.
Locus Windows Menu system

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The Press Says

All Game Guide Windows 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
All Game Guide DOS 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Player (Germany) DOS Feb, 1996 54 out of 100 54
Joystick (French) Windows Feb, 1996 30 out of 100 30
Joystick (French) DOS Feb, 1996 30 out of 100 30
PC Games (Germany) DOS Feb, 1996 27 out of 100 27
Computer Gaming World (CGW) DOS Apr, 1996 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20
Power Play DOS Feb, 1996 17 out of 100 17
Power Play Windows Feb, 1996 17 out of 100 17

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Trivia

Title

The title sounds similar to "Lokus", a German colloquial term for "toilet" - and because the German gaming press was very unenthusiastic about the game, this provoked many unfavorable puns.
Contributed to by chirinea (33561), Kabushi (122027) and Matthew Johnson (23)