Space Gun

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Amstrad CPC
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Atari ST
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ZX Spectrum
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Description

2039 A.D. Man begins deep space exploration in search of new life forms and usable fuel sources. What he discovers is trouble.

Until now, the success of past explorations was causing the space effort to grow by leaps and bounds. Until now, the explorers had found little more than fungus and small insects as alternative lifeforms. Until now, the chief dangers had been those posed by the hostile environment of space. Until now, the aliens had not known about THEM.

On the ragged edge of the galaxy, other creatures that roam the stars discover humans and spaceships to be excellent sources of food and other resources. Prepared at the worst for clashes with rival exploration teams, the human crews can do little to defend themselves as wave upon wave of nightmare creatures descend upon their ships and bases.

In response to their distress calls, the Federation has assembled a series of rescue teams, lead by their best military sharpshooters, to deal with the alien menace. As the leader of one of these teams, you must gun down the intruders and pick up the human survivors. Brave the maze of dark corridors that may lead to a deadly shootout between you and legions of monsters. Pick up survivors and extra ammo on the way.

Screenshots

Space Gun Atari ST Aliens moving into position
Space Gun Amiga Mission 6 Boss
Space Gun Amstrad CPC Game over
Space Gun ZX Spectrum Investigate why the starbase comms are down.

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Critic Reviews

Crash! ZX Spectrum Feb, 1992 91 out of 100 91
Commodore Format Commodore 64 Apr, 1993 89 out of 100 89
Amiga Action Amiga Mar, 1992 80 out of 100 80
Commodore Force Commodore 64 Aug, 1993 78 out of 100 78
Sega Power SEGA Master System Jan, 1993 70 out of 100 70
64'er Commodore 64 Jun, 1992 6 out of 10 60
Amiga Format Amiga Mar, 1992 57 out of 100 57
Power Play Amiga Jun, 1992 32 out of 100 32
ST Format Atari ST May, 1992 32 out of 100 32
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Commodore 64 May, 1992 1 out of 12 8

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Trivia

This was one of the few commercial Amiga games to support the Trojan Light Phaser controller.
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