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Timex Sinclair 2068
Commodore 64
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Penetrator involves guiding your ship through a horizontally-scrolling arrangement of caverns, in a manner similar to Scramble. The ship must avoid crashing into the surface of the caverns (which have a jagged pattern of being higher in some parts than in others), or the mounted radar bases or seeker missiles. Fortunately you are armed with both a forward-shooting laser and downward-arcing bombs.

The game has a training mode, which is useful to help you practice the game with infinite lives, as well as a simultaneous 2-player mode. There's also an editor allowing you to design the cavern layout yourself, and save your creations to tape.


Penetrator ZX Spectrum Game start
Penetrator ZX Spectrum Symmetric stage 3.
Penetrator ZX Spectrum Symmetric stage 4.
Penetrator ZX Spectrum The Game is over.

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Zzap! Commodore 64 May, 1985 56 out of 100 56


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