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Nova 9: The Return of Gir Draxon

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Description

It has been two years since the Stellar 7 war. Gir Draxon, the villain, has not been found. Nova 9 has just issued a distress call... Captain John Alex, takes the experimental Raven II tank to investigate the distress call...

Nova 9 is the sequel to Dynamix's Stellar 7, a futuristic "tank" shooter, and features similar gameplay. Played from a first person perspective in the cockpit of your tank, the goal is to destroy all of the various enemies found on nine planets. John Alex's tank, the Raven II, is equipped with various weaponry and a long range scanner to help in the mission. It is also equipped with a cloaking device for emergencies. Additional power-ups such as pickup energy and enhancement modules can be either beamed in or "salvaged" from the enemy wreckage.

Screenshots

Nova 9: The Return of Gir Draxon DOS Yikes, don't crash into this guy! (VGA)
Nova 9: The Return of Gir Draxon DOS The locals of this planet are in trouble (EGA)
Nova 9: The Return of Gir Draxon Amiga Incoming!!
Nova 9: The Return of Gir Draxon DOS One of the game menus (VGA)

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User Reviews

Tough but amazing DOS coolkev99 (2)
Great fun for masochists DOS WizardX (116)
A first-person puzzle? Gimme a break! DOS Kasey Chang (3654)

The Press Says

Dragon DOS Apr, 1992 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Amiga Games Amiga Oct, 1992 83 out of 100 83
Power Play DOS Feb, 1992 80 out of 100 80
PC-Spiele '93 DOS 1992 8 out of 10 80
Amiga Joker Amiga Sep, 1992 68 out of 100 68

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