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Krakout (ZX Spectrum)

Krakout ZX Spectrum What do you think that blue pole is?


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Arkanoid-style Breakout clone, which unlike most other similar games has the bat on the side of the screen (there is a left/right option) instead of at the bottom.

There are a number of types of special bricks, but unlike e.g. Arkanoid, they do not fall towards the bat. Instead, when you hit a special brick, it flips to show a letter. E.g. E (Extend bat), C (Catch ball), M (Missile), B (Bomb, explodes when hit by ball, clearing a number of bricks) and X (Extra life).

The enemies/obstacles are more varied than in Arkanoid. Some make the bat freeze, some actually chew and eat your ball and spit out the core back at you!


Krakout ZX Spectrum What do you think that blue pole is?
Krakout ZX Spectrum The M is a bonus bag to get
Krakout ZX Spectrum Ready to return the ball
Krakout ZX Spectrum The ball got stuck here, and started scoring indefinitely

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Tilt Jul, 1987 15 out of 20 75


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Martin Smith (63155) added Krakout (ZX Spectrum) on Oct 07, 2005
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