DescriptionThe Zapper, Pusher and Grabber robots were dropped onto the planet of the Shinerians, but are now desperate to return home. They have killed off the Shinerian race, but must climb a high tower, negotiating all the traps it holds, before they can contact their masters.
Each robot's name indicates what their main function and purpose is, and these skills must be combined for success. Each section has its own task - collecting energy pods and destroying mines and bombs for example. The creatures which fill the towers must be avoided, or used to your advantage.
The game is viewed through a rotating camera with variable zoom, giving the game an advanced 3D feel for the day. A level designer has also been included.
Part of the Following Group
|Do not trust the pusher robot||Atari ST||Ashley Pomeroy (233)|
|Amiga Format||Amiga||May, 1990||95 out of 100||95|
|ST Format||Atari ST||Dec, 1989||94 out of 100||94|
|Obligement||Amiga||Dec, 2012||9 out of 10||90|
|Computer and Video Games (CVG)||Amiga||Jun, 1990||90 out of 100||90|
|Zero||Atari ST||Jan, 1990||89 out of 100||89|
|Power Play||Atari ST||Nov, 1989||86 out of 100||86|
|The Games Machine (UK)||Atari ST||Mar, 1990||81 out of 100||81|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||Atari ST||Feb, 1990||9.2 out of 12||77|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||Amiga||May, 1990||9.2 out of 12||77|
|Amiga Action||Amiga||Jul, 1990||73 out of 100||73|
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