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The Reap (Windows)

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The Reap is a classic arcade shooter in Zaxxon style. The game has 4 stages. First you shoot enemies in a arctic oriented scenery. Next you fly through the deep oceans, wherein between shipwrecks and fish bones are sharks and submarines waiting for you. After this there comes a canyon-desert stage. Last but not least you fight your enemies in a skyscraper city. Every stage has two or three levels. Altogether there are 10 levels.

Your ship can get 5 weapon systems and all of them can be upgraded three times. The biggest weapon is a rocket blaster. You can also find bombs or invulnerability shields.


The Reap Windows Gotta take that cruiser down.
The Reap Windows Poor sheep!
The Reap Windows Looks like we've been hit.
The Reap Windows The lightning strike, probably the most powerful weapon.

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User Reviews

Good effects, FREAKIN HARD GAMEPLAY Luke Merrett (1) unrated

The Press Says

MikroBitti Jan, 1998 89 out of 100 89
Pelit Oct, 1997 85 out of 100 85
Power Play Dec, 1997 83 out of 100 83
GameStar (Germany) Dec, 1997 80 out of 100 80
PC Jeux Nov, 1997 80 out of 100 80
PC Player (Germany) Dec, 1997 75 out of 100 75
PC Games (Germany) Dec 03, 1997 70 out of 100 70
PC Joker Dec, 1997 68 out of 100 68
Gameplay (Benelux) Dec, 1997 48 out of 100 48


Topic # Posts Last Post
This game is freeware 3 WildKard (12140)
Feb 13, 2008


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Related Web Sites

  • The Reap (Developer's product page - contains patch download, tips & cheats, walkthroughs and complete description of all weapons.)
Rantanplan (1701) added The Reap (Windows) on Apr 21, 2002