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Swarm (Windows)

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Description

Swarm follows in the Asteroids tradition where the player must pilot a lone ship and destroy a bunch of derelict space debris as well as hostile space-faring creatures while collecting items. This game revolves around a character named Saul who narrates the opening of each level, describing a little more of what he is doing and how he got himself into the present situation. The craft he pilots is called a T-77 which is agile, speedy, and armed with twin cannons. Throughout the levels, the player can collect upgraded cannons and a variety of explosive devices and other weapons with which to dispatch enemies and help with mining EZT, the prized material in this game. Swarm boasts 4 difficulty settings and 100 playable levels.

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Swarm Windows Mines drop behind your ship and quickly detonate leaving a sphere of destruction.
Swarm Windows Bonus level. Collect as many goods as you can in the given time.
Swarm Windows A small swarm of enemies
Swarm Windows Launching rockets at a swarm.

Alternate Titles

  • "Space Blaster" -- European title (Cyberium MM release)
  • "Galactic Swarm" -- 2004 Camaj Interactive Release

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The Press Says

Electric Games 1998 89 out of 100 89
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Apr 21, 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Gaming Entertainment Monthly 1998 71 out of 100 71
Gamezilla May 19, 1998 70 out of 100 70
Computer Games Magazine Jun 10, 1998 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70

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Dragoon (91) added Swarm (Windows) on Sep 06, 2000