User review spotlight: Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar (DOS)
Your scientists research new technologies
You can store live aliens in the alien containment facility
Barracuda, your primary intercept and combat craft
You can arm your aquanauts before each mission
Your aquanauts leave the ship cautiously in this undersea mission
Ready to enter the alien sub
Islands are one of the favorite terror sites of the aliens
Protect natives and tourists while eliminating all those nasty aliens
Tracking an alien sub
Underwater missions sometimes reveal interesting ruin sites
alien close encounter, while heavily suited
The Great Cthulhu is in the game, too!
One of our fast "Barracuda" boats is intercepting an enemy UFO
A notification of alien activity, it is up to you if you respond to it or not.
You have sent Triton-1, a person carrier craft, to the alien site to intercept the aliens.
The loading screen with a spinning X-COM logo.
The main menu
Selecting the site for your base
Name your base. Since the PlayStation does not have a keyboard, you're given this virtual keyboard to use.
Base management. Here you manage almost every aspect of the game so you will be seeing this screen a lot.
Research menu. You need to research both human and alien technologies in order to survive the alien attacks.
Equipping your crew and crafts.
An alien underwater craft detected.
The alien craft was downed.
Your craft reached the alien crash site.
Equipping your aquanauts before the mission.
The game is turn based, which makes it easier to control on the PlayStation.
Deploying your units to the crash site.
Your aquanaut has spotted an alien outside the downed UFO. Notice the blinking one on the bottom right corner: this shows all the hostiles your aquanaut can see.
Choosing the method of shooting. Different weapons and methods take different amounts of Time Units.
The computer is shooting at your aquanauts during its turn.
Shooting at the alien.
Oops, I hit the gas-pipe behind the alien. Luckily we're underwater and no civilians were there.
That's a hit. The alien is down.
Preparing to enter the alien craft.
The tactical thermal-image map, showing you the layout of the level and the position of your units and items.
The debriefing screen.
The options menu.
Shooting aliens doesn't go without reward, here is the promotion screen.
Researching new technologies is vital if you want to gain the upper hand in combat.
You can purchase weapons and hire staff.
Checking your seaman's statistics.
Before you go into combat, make sure you put all the weapons and gadgets you want to carry in your transport ship.
Triton is your base transport ship.
Underwater version of your combat vehicles.
Human weapons are too weak to fight tougher aliens, so you'll have to research alien technology.
Structure overview shows a more detailed visual representation than the prequel.
Alien submarine has been spotted.
Arriving at the crash site.
Arming your men.
Engaging enemy submarine.
Combat takes turns.
Aliens spotted in a derelict ship.
Spoils of battle.
Disperse and find enemy targets.
Checking the battle map.
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