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Ajax (ZX Spectrum)

Ajax ZX Spectrum This screen displays as the game loads

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Description

In this arcade shoot'em up your mission is to infiltrate the alien fortress during 6 levels, and to destroy the fortress and the alien.

Sitting in Ajax H.Q., you must pilot the remote controlled drone ship to do this. The drone represents jet fighter (behind view) and helicopter gunship (top-down view). It may be moved on the screen, fire air-to-air and air-to-ground guns and pow bomb. Limitless hordes of mechanoid invaders, whose sole intent is the total domination of the Earth, will try to stop you. Exit from each level is guarded by the powerful boss, who you should eliminate.

DOS version of the game differs from C64/CPC/ZX version by the number and location of enemies, map of areas, order of the stages, and ability to use different controls to shoot air and ground targets.

Screenshots

Ajax ZX Spectrum There she is in all her glory. Salvos of missiles come up from the ship and the game is now about hosing the ship down with fire while avoiding them.
Ajax ZX Spectrum .... the clouds break and this ship appears. The two round things are the planed bullets that have just been fired
Ajax ZX Spectrum Level 2 is a top down shooter where the player takes control of a helicopter gunship. The game plays the same on both 48 K & 128 K versions
Ajax ZX Spectrum An energy pod has been collected and this gives the chopper a lazer. Still cannot hit those gun turrets though.

Alternate Titles

  • "Typhoon" -- ZX Spectrum, C64 and CPC UK title

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The Press Says

Sinclair User Dec, 1988 71 out of 100 71
Your Sinclair Dec, 1988 7 out of 10 70
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Dec, 1988 654 out of 1000 65
The Games Machine (UK) Dec, 1988 59 out of 100 59

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POMAH (34772) added Ajax (ZX Spectrum) on Aug 08, 2008
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