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Dan Dare II: Mekon's Revenge (ZX Spectrum)

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Description

Mekon, the arch-enemy of humanity with an insatiable lust for power, is back. He’s created the SuperTreens, a genetically engineered species bent on destruction, as well as a new spaceship. As Dan Dare, you must stop him.

You have gained access to Mekon’s spaceship, which is packed with SuperTreens. When you find each one you must disable each control box before the time limit, and then reach the next level. Mekon will be trying to reach and activate each one, with the help of his existing race of Treens. Although Dan has six lives, being caught in an blast triggered by the destruction of a level without appropriate shielding is Game Over. Extra lives are scored incrementally after 50,000 points, while energy recharges can be obtained around the game.

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Dan Dare II: Mekon's Revenge ZX Spectrum This screen is displayed as the game loads
Dan Dare II: Mekon's Revenge ZX Spectrum This is the start of the game. Dan is in a hover thing with a gun. When the door opens he's off exploring the maze
Dan Dare II: Mekon's Revenge ZX Spectrum This is a time limited puzzle. Dan mist do what he's gotta do before the timer runs out or else the mission is over
Dan Dare II: Mekon's Revenge ZX Spectrum When Dan gets off the edge of the top corridor he falls slowly. The player must work to get him back up again

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The Press Says

Your Sinclair Mar, 1988 9 out of 10 90
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Feb, 1988 814 out of 1000 81
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Mar, 1988 8 out of 10 80
The Games Machine (UK) Feb, 1988 76 out of 100 76
Sinclair User Mar, 1988 7 out of 10 70

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Awards

  • ACE
    • October 1988 (issue #13) - Included in the Top-100 list of 1987/1988 (editorial staff selection)

Kabushi (125145) added Dan Dare II: Mekon's Revenge (ZX Spectrum) on Oct 11, 2004
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