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Space Hulk

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Released
Platforms
MobyRank MobyScore
Amiga
72
4.4
DOS
72
3.5
PC-98
...
5.0
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Description

Space Hulk is a real-time conversion of the original board game by Games Workshop set in the Warhammer 40,000 universe.

Players control a squad of Space Marines in an maze allowing 90 degree turns which they may view through multiple first person cameras or using an overhead map. Their mission: to wipe out the Genestealers, a vicious alien race inhabiting the derelict ships.

The 5-man squad (sometimes accompanied by another), encased in Terminator armors and armed with long range and melee weapons, can be given tactical orders (executed simultaneously) via map - with an option to temporarily freeze time (to give player more room for thinking).

The game features 51 missions, including tutorial and original Deathwing campaign. The CD-ROM re-release adds extra 9 missions and more digitized speech (in slightly better quality).

Screenshots

Space Hulk DOS Lost
Space Hulk DOS Squad Select
Space Hulk DOS Intro
Space Hulk DOS Intro

Alternate Titles

  • "מתקפת הרובוטים" -- Hebrew spelling

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User Reviews

Uh, is there a backdoor hatch to this space suit? Anyone? Uh, Anyone there...? DOS Colin Rowsell (45)
Brilliantly involving and scary game DOS WizardX (116)

The Press Says

Amiga Dream Amiga Nov, 1993 91 out of 100 91
Génération 4 DOS May, 1994 88 out of 100 88
Joystick (French) DOS Jun, 1994 87 out of 100 87
CU Amiga Amiga Oct, 1993 87 out of 100 87
PC Games (Germany) DOS May, 1993 76 out of 100 76
Power Unlimited DOS Oct, 1993 7.5 out of 10 75
Power Play Amiga Dec, 1993 60 out of 100 60
Computer Gaming World (CGW) DOS May, 1994 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
High Score DOS Oct, 1994 3 out of 5 60
Amiga Joker Amiga Nov, 1993 44 out of 100 44

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