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Lightforce (ZX Spectrum)

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100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
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The Regulus system has been attacked by alien forces, and you are the only Terran fighter in place to clear the area and rescue the captured hostages.

The game is a vertically-scrolling shoot 'em up with 5 levels. The first of these involves clearing their defences to reach the alien sector, then you face the jungle, ice and desert planets, before reaching the final alien compound. The game's enemies have a variety of attack patterns and formations, as well as varied and colourful appearance.


Lightforce ZX Spectrum Destroy each mounting, watch the falling bits which are indestructible
Lightforce ZX Spectrum More destruction
Lightforce ZX Spectrum Loading screen
Lightforce ZX Spectrum Will I be lord of the jungle?

Alternate Titles

  • "Faster Than Light" -- Working title (became name of label instead)

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Crash! Nov, 1986 91 out of 100 91
Your Computer Dec, 1986 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Your Sinclair Dec, 1986 7 out of 10 70


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Martin Smith (63168) added Lightforce (ZX Spectrum) on Sep 13, 2004
Other platforms contributed by B.L. Stryker (20706) and LepricahnsGold (74391)