Return to Genesis

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Critic Score User Score
Amiga
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1.8
Atari ST
68
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Description

Return to Genesis takes place in the Zephyr system where twelve scientists work on secret projects. Of course every bit of help is appreciated and so every scientist is cloned 50 times for a better productivity. Unfortunately the evil Mechanauts have invaded and the player has the mission to save the scientists and drive the Mechanauts off.

This game is a side-scrolling shooter in which the player's main task is to shoot everything in sight - except the scientists of course, which should be picked up. They also can be shot to win the level, but then the player misses out on extra weapons: every scientist (along with his/her clones) has his own piece of equipment which can be activated at any time as long as the scientist is on board. In contrast to many other games of the genre, contact with the environment does no harm but causes the ship to reverse the flying direction at full speed. All in all there are 50 levels with twelve scientists each.

Screenshots

Return to Genesis Atari ST Let's go.
Return to Genesis Atari ST Loading screen.
Return to Genesis Atari ST A scientist.

Alternate Titles

  • "Clonworld 50" -- Working title

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Critic Reviews

The Games Machine (UK) Atari ST May, 1988 81 out of 100 81
Atari ST User Atari ST Jun, 1988 8 out of 10 80
The Games Machine (UK) Amiga Aug, 1988 77 out of 100 77
ST/Amiga Format Amiga Aug, 1988 74 out of 100 74
ST Action Atari ST Jun, 1988 70 out of 100 70
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST May, 1988 8.2 out of 12 68
Power Play Amiga Jul, 1988 6.5 out of 10 65
Power Play Atari ST May, 1988 6.5 out of 10 65
Happy Computer Atari ST May, 1988 64 out of 100 64
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amiga Aug, 1988 624 out of 1000 62

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