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)||Amiga||Dec, 1989||76 out of 100||76|
|Your Commodore||Commodore 64||Jan, 1990||72 out of 100||72|
|The Games Machine (UK)||Amstrad CPC||Dec, 1989||72 out of 100||72|
|CU Amiga||Amiga||Dec, 1989||71 out of 100||71|
|Commodore User||Commodore 64||Nov, 1989||70 out of 100||70|
|Zzap!||Commodore 64||Dec, 1989||68 out of 100||68|
|Computer and Video Games (CVG)||Commodore 64||Dec, 1989||60 out of 100||60|
|Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM)||Lynx||Sep, 1990||24 out of 40||60|
|Power Play||Lynx||Feb, 1991||56 out of 100||56|
|Power Play||Atari ST||Nov, 1989||31 out of 100||31|
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