Space Station Oblivion

Critic Score User Score
ZX Spectrum
90
3.0
Commodore 64
81
3.5
Atari ST
81
3.0
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Description

A 3D strategy / action game featuring scaling and rotating polygon graphics. You're the sole voyager happening upon an abandoned space station that's ready to explode from the pressure of dangerous vapors building up inside. For each sector, you must locate the build-up area, then drill to release the pressure. Features 18 different areas to explore, each with its own unique laws of physics and logic, and a number of secret rooms and hidden levels to discover.

Screenshots

Space Station Oblivion DOS Exploring a small room (EGA/Tandy)
Space Station Oblivion Amstrad CPC Uh-oh! Shields are out.
Space Station Oblivion ZX Spectrum Some 3D text effects on the title screen
Space Station Oblivion DOS Watch out for that defense laser (EGA/Tandy)

Alternate Titles

  • "Driller" -- International title

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Critic Reviews

Crash! ZX Spectrum Dec, 1987 97 out of 100 97
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) DOS May, 1988 962 out of 1000 96
The Games Machine (UK) DOS Jul, 1988 95 out of 100 95
The Games Machine (UK) ZX Spectrum Dec, 1987 94 out of 100 94
ST Format Atari ST May, 1991 91 out of 100 91
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amstrad CPC Jan, 1988 9 out of 10 90
Power Play Amiga Jan, 1989 84 out of 100 84
Play Time Amiga May, 1991 74 out of 100 74
ST/Amiga Format Atari ST Dec, 1988 70 out of 100 70
Commodore User Amiga Nov, 1988 56 out of 100 56

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Trivia

Amstrad sound effects

The Amstrad version's sound effects were the result of a competition in Amstrad Action magazine.

Awards

  • ACE
    • October 1988 (issue #13) - Included in the Top-100 list of 1987/1988 (editorial staff selection)
    • March 1991 (issue #42) - Included in the list Greatest Games of all Time in category Original Games (editorial staff choice)
  • Commodore Format
    • July 1993 (Issue 34) - Modern Classics: FRP & RPG
  • Computer and Video Games
    • May 1988 (Issue #79) - Golden Joystick 1988 Award: Third in category Best Original Game of the Year
  • CRASH
    • Newsfield Reader's Awards - Best Game 1987 (readers choice)
    • Newsfield Reader's Awards - Most Imaginative Game 1987 (readers choice)
    • Newsfield Reader's Awards - Best Graphics 1987 (readers choice)
    • Newsfield Reader's Awards - Best Game Packaging 1987 (readers choice)

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