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Zynaps

MobyRank MobyScore
Atari ST
68
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ZX Spectrum
...
3.8
Amstrad CPC
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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 Commodore 64 The path gets rather narrow here
Zynaps Atari ST At the beginning of the first level
Zynaps Commodore 64 Lookout, asteroids!!
Zynaps Atari ST The title screen

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The Press Says

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
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Aug, 1987 8 out of 10 80
CU Amiga Amiga Oct, 1988 8 out of 10 80
The One Amiga Nov, 1988 74 out of 100 74
The One Atari ST Oct, 1988 73 out of 100 73
Power Play Atari ST 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

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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 (63052)