Popeye (ZX Spectrum)

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The object of the game is to collect hearts and deliver them to Olive Oyle to keep her 'lovemeter' topped up. Points are scored for hearts delivered. Bluto, UFO's, witches etc try to stop you. Some hearts are behind locked doors so you've got to find the right key to open the door and get them while others can be grabbed simply by jumping up to get them. Somewhere there's a fruit machine for which you need to collect 'spin' items.

The game boasts a 'clever multidimensional effect' which allows Popeye to go behind the scenery and go through doors.


Popeye ZX Spectrum He's been upstairs and has collected a key, now he's going down
Popeye ZX Spectrum The game menu. On the right are two status bars, one shows what you're carrying - tins of spinach, or keys., the other shows the hearts collected.
Popeye ZX Spectrum Look! Popeye can go behind things, in this case behind the steps which is not a lot of use but still looks cool. Bluto takes a life off Popeye whenever they meet so avoid him
Popeye ZX Spectrum This screen displays as the game loads

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Crash! Sep, 1985 90 out of 100 90
Sinclair User Oct, 1985 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80


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piltdown_man (143053) added Popeye (ZX Spectrum) on Jul 14, 2010
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