Side Arms Hyper Dyne

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Description

Originating in the arcades, Side Arms is a horizontally scrolling shoot ‘em up in which you control Lieutenant Henry (a second player can control Sergeant Sanders in some versions), armed with crude weaponry and protective jump-suits. They must save the earth from the mercenary invaders of Bozon. You must first reach Bozon’s territories, then wipe out its forces hidden in caverns and lurking in underground seas, before destroying the main invasion ship. Lots of extra weapons can be picked up, often with similar tokens to those in 1943 and some other Capcom titles. Most weapons can be shot either to the left or the right, giving you more range to launch attacks.

Screenshots

Side Arms Hyper Dyne TurboGrafx-16 The third level scrolls vertically.
Side Arms Hyper Dyne Amstrad CPC Special weapon in action.
Side Arms Hyper Dyne Amstrad CPC The action begins!
Side Arms Hyper Dyne Arcade More sips to blast.

Alternate Titles

  • "SideArms" -- Alternate spelling

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Critic Reviews

Video Game Den TurboGrafx-16 Mar 29, 2013 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Pixel-Heroes.de TurboGrafx-16 Sep, 2003 9 out of 10 90
The Games Machine (UK) TurboGrafx-16 Nov, 1989 74 out of 100 74
ST Action Atari ST Sep, 1988 61 out of 100 61
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Commodore 64 May, 1988 594 out of 1000 59
Zzap! Amiga Feb, 1989 53 out of 100 53
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) ZX Spectrum May, 1988 493 out of 1000 49
Power Play Commodore 64 Dec, 1987 4.5 out of 10 45
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Commodore 64 Apr, 1988 4.2 out of 12 35
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) ZX Spectrum Apr, 1988 3.8 out of 12 32

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