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Rotox

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MobyRank MobyScore
Amiga
71
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Atari ST
76
4.0
DOS
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Description

In this 3D Rotoscoped landscape the player controls Rotox the robot, which is required to to eradicate any form of mechanized existence on each of the levels. Each level is comprised of nine sectors, which are not all linked together. At the beginning of each level you drop in from above and get a general overview of the level.

Planning a path from sector to sector often involves using moving pathways. The sectors are heavily defended, but weapons can be picked up throughout. When a sector is cleared of robots, the screen flashes and the player is free to move on to the next sector.

Screenshots

Rotox Atari ST From the intro: Our hero is running
Rotox Atari ST The starting point
Rotox DOS Trashing a robot at the start
Rotox DOS Intro - Hmm, that looks like Rocket Ranger?

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The Press Says

Zzap! Amiga Jul, 1990 88 out of 100 88
Amiga Format Amiga Jul, 1990 84 out of 100 84
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Jul, 1990 81 out of 100 81
The Games Machine (UK) Amiga Jul, 1990 79 out of 100 79
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Atari ST Jul, 1990 79 out of 100 79
The Games Machine (UK) Atari ST Jul, 1990 78 out of 100 78
Amiga Joker Amiga Sep, 1990 57 out of 100 57
Power Play Amiga Jul, 1990 43 out of 100 43
Power Play DOS Oct, 1990 40 out of 100 40
Amiga Power Amiga May, 1991 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 17

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Trivia

Cancelled Konix port

Was also in development for the cancelled Konix Multi-System console.

Awards

  • ST Format
    • Issue 01/1991 – #8 Best Shoot-'em-Up Game in 1990 (Atari ST)

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