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.

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Ajax ZX Spectrum ... the ship is completely destroyed. This is the end of level 1. Both 48 K & 128 K versions are the same to this point. The 48 K version requires some more loading to be done before level 2 starts
Ajax ZX Spectrum One life lost - Moved to the left to dodge a missile and collided with a fighter
Ajax ZX Spectrum The Hi Score table is set to allow even a modest score like this to be recorded
Ajax ZX Spectrum Here the planes are more mobile than in level 1, they swoop and turn and are harder to avoid

Alternate Titles

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

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Critic Reviews

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 (35857) added Ajax (ZX Spectrum) on Aug 08, 2008
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