DescriptionXenos. The very name strikes fear into every colonist's heart. A distress call is received from space stations orbiting your homeworld, then silence. A single ship escapes, piloted by a battered man who tells the tale of pods that hatch into acid-spitting Xenos. A small band of engineers has been dispatched to combat the Xeno threat before it takes over all the space stations and, eventually, your homeworld.
Xenophobe is a side-scrolling shooter with platform elements. Assemble your band of engineers and fight the Xenos on each station, striving to either clear it or abandon it. You start out with a standard issue laser, but can pick up additional weapons as you find them, including Phasers, Lightning Rifles, Poofer guns, and bombs.
|Proof that coin-op conversions can be just as fun as the original, regardless of resolution.||Lynx||Trixter (8712)|
|A poor attempt at every level||NES||Patrick Connors (4)|
|The Games Machine (UK)||ZX Spectrum||Dec, 1989||80 out of 100||80|
|Computer and Video Games (CVG)||Lynx||Jan, 1991||79 out of 100||79|
|Amiga Format||Amiga||Dec, 1989||76 out of 100||76|
|The Games Machine (UK)||Amiga||Dec, 1989||76 out of 100||76|
|Your Commodore||Commodore 64||Jan, 1990||72 out of 100||72|
|Zero||Atari ST||Dec, 1989||67 out of 100||67|
|Computer and Video Games (CVG)||Amiga||Dec, 1989||61 out of 100||61|
|Amiga Joker||Amiga||Dec, 1989||61 out of 100||61|
|Power Play||Lynx||Feb, 1991||56 out of 100||56|
|Power Play||Commodore 64||Nov, 1989||40 out of 100||40|
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