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Xenos. The very name strikes fear into every colonist's heart. A distress call is received from space stations orbiting your homeworld, then silence. A single ship escapes, piloted by a battered man who tells the tale of pods that hatch into acid-spitting Xenos. A small band of engineers has been dispatched to combat the Xeno threat before it takes over all the space stations and, eventually, your homeworld.

Xenophobe is a side-scrolling shooter with platform elements. Assemble your band of engineers and fight the Xenos on each station, striving to either clear it or abandon it. You start out with a standard issue laser, but can pick up additional weapons as you find them, including Phasers, Lightning Rifles, Poofer guns, and bombs.


Xenophobe ZX Spectrum The selected character is transferred from the big friendly blue ship to the little white ship in the small flying saucer like thing
Xenophobe ZX Spectrum Luckily - when another alien rolls up and knocks her down the energy leech is dislodged. All this before she gets off a shot!
Xenophobe ZX Spectrum Our character has landed. Those things on the ground are bad aliens in dormant state
Xenophobe ZX Spectrum As the station is explored items can be picked up, here its a key

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The Games Machine (UK) Dec, 1989 80 out of 100 80
Your Sinclair Dec, 1989 76 out of 100 76
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Dec, 1989 61 out of 100 61
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Dec, 1989 6.2 out of 12 52


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Martin Smith (62938) added Xenophobe (ZX Spectrum) on Oct 29, 2005
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