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Demon Attack

Critic Score User Score
PC Booter
Odyssey 2

User Reviews

Hypnotic and Zen like minimalistic shooter. A classic. Atari 2600 gametrader (229)
Simplistic and unexciting, even by 1982 standards Atari 2600 Martin Smith (63054)

Our Users Say

Platform Votes Score
Atari 2600 29 3.7
Atari 8-bit 7 3.8
Commodore 64 8 4.0
Intellivision 8 3.2
Odyssey 2 5 3.2
PC Booter 9 3.5
TI-99/4A 6 4.1
TRS-80 CoCo 4 3.9
VIC-20 6 4.0
Videopac+ G7400 2 2.9
Combined User Score 84 3.7

Critic Reviews

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IntellivisionThe Video Game Critic
Demon Attack has two skill levels and a two-player cooperative mode. A guided missile option is also available, but I found the straight missiles to be far more effective. Demon Attack is a real gem, and one of the few fast-paced shooters you'll find for the Intellivision.
Atari 2600The Atari Times
Overall, Demon Attack is a great shooting style game for your 2600. If you like any other shooting games from Space Invaders to River Raid, you'll love this game!
Atari 2600Tilt
Les effets sonores, le graphisme poussé (il faut voir les deux silhouettes d'oiseaux partir de chaque côté de l'écran pour se réincarner) offrent un réel plaisir de jeu. De plus, le haut niveau de compétitivité fait que le joueur le plus blasé passera facilement la moitié de la nuit sur son VCS afin d'affronter un écran de plus.
Fazit: Die überzeugende Grafik entschärft den Eindruck simplen Geballers!
Atari 2600VideoGame
Você dispõe de um canhão laser e deve se defender do ataque de naves espaciais. Desenvolva habilidade para, rapidamente, entrar embaixo delas, atirar e sair.
Odyssey 2The Video Game Critic
This is a quality title, but many may find the gameplay too shallow. You just shoot the aliens and avoid their bombs.
Atari 2600The Video Game Critic
While Demon Attack's graphics and sound aren't overly impressive, each wave sports a different set of aliens, and I like how they gyrate in a freaky manner. On a final note, Demon Attack's label has a picture of a spray-painted rubber dinosaur which I remember owning as a kid.
Atari 2600IGN
Demon Attack is definitely required in your Atari 2600 library, as it's not only a great shooter, but it's a launch salvo from one of the era's best developers.
Atari 2600Digital Press - Classic Video Games
All in all, however, it's still the same 'ol same 'ol, but one can't help but appreciate the care and effort put into this game. It doesn't break any new ground, but if god is in the details, Demon Attack could very well have become a religion all its own.
Odyssey 2TeleMatch
Fazit: Die überzeugende Grafik entschärft den Eindruck simplen Geballers!
Atari 2600TeleMatch
Obwohl man nichts anderes tun kann als ausweichen und schießen, ist dieses Spieleprogramm ein recht beeindruckendes - es sei denn, man lehnt diese - zugegeben - recht simple Art der „Ballerspiele‘ grundsätzlich ab.