Alien Highway: Encounter 2 (ZX Spectrum)

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The sequel to Highway Encounter, which has a similar game system and appearance despite being written by someone else. Your Vorton robot must penetrate the Alien Industrial Complex by crossing 30 screens of pseudo-random isometric landscape.

The main unique aspect of these games is that not only must you avoid the various monsters and walls, you must also guide a Terratron droid through them. Contact drains your energy, but recharge pods are located along the journey

Control of the Vorton uses left and right to rotate it, and forward to move. It takes a long time to slow down, so precise control and advance planning are required, especially as some screens are much harder if you start them in an awkward position (by exiting the previous one in the wrong way).

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Alien Highway: Encounter 2 ZX Spectrum No passage here
Alien Highway: Encounter 2 ZX Spectrum Barrel secured the road
Alien Highway: Encounter 2 ZX Spectrum Energising
Alien Highway: Encounter 2 ZX Spectrum Title screen

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Your Sinclair Jul, 1986 9 out of 10 90
Crash! Jun, 1986 88 out of 100 88

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Highway Encounter & Alien Highway: Encounter 2 1 Pegasone Inc
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Martin Smith (66787) added Alien Highway: Encounter 2 (ZX Spectrum) on Oct 26, 2004