Helter Skelter (ZX Spectrum)

Helter Skelter ZX Spectrum This is the screen that displays while the game loads


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Marble Madness meets pinball. Ball rolling game with a simple goal: Move the ball to hit moving targets within time limit to win the level. On the higher levels feature hazards and bonus items, and you can score some big points if you hit them in the right sequence. Most targets are cutesy-looking aliens, and a big yellow arrow shows which one you must bounce at next.


Helter Skelter ZX Spectrum Dropping down, the target has been missed and the monsters that have been hit have split into two or more smaller ones
Helter Skelter ZX Spectrum Collecting the letter 'E' lights up the letter 'E' in the word 'EXTRA' at the top of the screen. The bonus is won when all letters are lit.
Helter Skelter ZX Spectrum Level 3. This requires even better ball control. The bottom of the screen wraps around. The ball starts on one side and the target is on a higher shelf over on the other.
Helter Skelter ZX Spectrum The start of level 1. The monster to be hit has a big arrow over its head. All that's required is to roll the ball off  the shelf and squash it...

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Your Sinclair May, 1991 94 out of 100 94


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  • ACE
    • October 1988 (issue #13) - Included in the Top-100 list of 1987/1988 (editorial staff selection)
  • Amiga Power
    • May 1991 (Issue #00) - #56 in the "All Time Top 100 Amiga Games"

Kabushi (187144) added Helter Skelter (ZX Spectrum) on Oct 22, 2004
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