Zynaps

Critic Score User Score
Amstrad CPC
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ZX Spectrum
83
3.8
Commodore 64
79
3.2
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Description

This horizontally-scrolling shoot 'em up features 16 levels and 450 screens of Nemesis-inspired action. You pilot a spacecraft through the levels, shooting as many of the encroaching meanies and mounted turrets as possible. Power-up tokens are offered for shooting some, which can be used to obtain better weapons including ground-attack lasers, speed ups and multiple bullets. Extra lives are on offer as well, which you'll certainly need, especially as you have to go back a long way when losing a life.

Screenshots

Zynaps Amiga Loading the next level
Zynaps ZX Spectrum Enemy's ship
Zynaps Commodore 64 Loading the next level
Zynaps Commodore 64 Fighting some large enemies

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Critic Reviews

Crash! ZX Spectrum Jul, 1987 91 out of 100 91
Zzap! Commodore 64 Sep, 1987 90 out of 100 90
Commodore Force Commodore 64 Mar, 1993 89 out of 100 89
Happy Computer ZX Spectrum Sep, 1987 82 out of 100 82
Zzap! Commodore 64 Nov, 1988 80 out of 100 80
Computer and Video Games (CVG) ZX Spectrum Aug, 1987 8 out of 10 80
Power Play Amiga Oct, 1988 72 out of 100 72
Your Commodore Commodore 64 Oct, 1987 7 out of 10 70
Atari ST User Atari ST Dec, 1988 7 out of 10 70
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Atari ST Oct, 1988 642 out of 1000 64

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Trivia

Awards

  • Power Play
    • 1987 - #3 Best Spectrum Game '87
  • CRASH
    • Newsfield Reader's Awards - Best Shoot-'em-up 1987 (readers choice)

Contributed to by B.L. Stryker (20700) and Martin Smith (63067)