Purple Saturn Day

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Platforms
Critic Score User Score
ZX Spectrum
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3.1
Amiga
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3.8
Amstrad CPC
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3.8
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Description

Every 4 galactic-years, alien athletes from every inhabited planet in the galaxy gather to compete in the Purple Saturn Day games. Four interplanetary events await the player: Pilot a ship through time and space, race around the rings of Saturn, solve a fast-moving electronic puzzle and navigate a futuristic obstacle course.

Although not an official entry in the series, this game is in the same vein as Epyx's popular Games "series" titles.

Screenshots

Purple Saturn Day Amstrad CPC First level intro
Purple Saturn Day ZX Spectrum Ring Pursuit loading screen
Purple Saturn Day DOS The Tronic Slider: Shoot an energy ball, pick up more fragments than your competitor
Purple Saturn Day Amstrad CPC Second level

User Reviews

Ata ata hoglo hulu! ZX Spectrum Ashley Pomeroy (233)

Critic Reviews

Crash! ZX Spectrum Dec, 1989 91 out of 100 91
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amiga Mar, 1989 912 out of 1000 91
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Atari ST Feb, 1989 912 out of 1000 91
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Dec, 1988 10.4 out of 12 87
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Atari ST Mar, 1989 84 out of 100 84
Power Play Atari ST Feb, 1989 79 out of 100 79
Sinclair User ZX Spectrum Dec, 1989 75 out of 100 75
The One Atari ST Jan, 1989 75 out of 100 75
The Games Machine (UK) Atari ST Mar, 1989 73 out of 100 73
The Games Machine (UK) Amiga Mar, 1989 72 out of 100 72

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Trivia

Awards

  • ST Format
    • January 1990 (Issue #06) - Included in the list 50 Games of the Year

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