Not an American user?

Description

Intergalactic hero Space Ace faces off against the evil Commander Borf, who hits him with an Infanto-Ray, turning Ace into an adolescent version of himself called Dexter. Now Ace/Dexter must not only rescue his girlfriend Kimberly but also prevent the destruction of the Earth at the hands of Borf.

Readysoft's version of the laserdisc arcade game Space Ace for 16-bit computers follows the mold of their earlier Dragon's Lair adaptation: only selected scenes from the original game are used, with all the graphics redrawn from the original cel animation to fit the capabilities of the target machines.

As in Dragon's Lair, the game consists of the cartoon movie running by itself, with the player being required to press the right button at the right time (either moving or firing Ace's gun) or see one of many death animations. The original arcade game offered some alternate paths through the game by letting the player choose between playing as Dexter or turning him back into Ace - the computer version is missing this option, and one always plays as Dexter or Ace depending on the scene.

Screenshots

Space Ace Atari ST Hi, I'm Space Ace! I come in peace! Please don't eat me!
Space Ace DOS Space Ace rescues Kimmy.
Space Ace Atari ST The Advertise of Space Ace
Space Ace Atari ST Quick! Save the cute girl, before Bord melts her!

Promo Images

There are no promo images for this game


Part of the Following Groups

User Reviews

There are no reviews for this game.


Critic Reviews

The Games Machine (UK) Amiga Feb, 1990 84 out of 100 84
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amiga Mar, 1990 725 out of 1000 72
The One Amiga Jan, 1990 64 out of 100 64
Play Time Amiga Apr, 1992 61 out of 100 61
Zzap! Amiga Mar, 1990 58 out of 100 58
ST Format Atari ST May, 1990 58 out of 100 58
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Mar, 1990 5.2 out of 12 43
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Jan, 1990 5 out of 12 42
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Feb, 1990 39 out of 100 39
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS Nov, 1990 4 out of 12 33

Forums

There are currently no topics for this game.


Trivia

Awards

  • ST Format
    • May 1990 (Issue #10) - Included in the list "ST Format's 30 Kick-Ass Classics"

Contributed to by Kabushi (187303) and Terok Nor (26094)