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In the 24th century, on the frozen Jovian moon of Europa, earth has established a colony to extract water from the moon. One of the mining facilities accidentally discovers on their excavations members of a long-buried alien race. The creatures, now awake, slaughter all the miners and destroy the moon's capital city. It's up to you now to defend what's left of the colony and eliminate the aliens, or at least hold them off until help arrives.

Gameplay consists of 3D space combat action (though mostly on the moon's surface) with a twist: you don't play a specific character or campaign, instead you are placed on the shoes of different characters with each new mission. Each trying to do their best to survive using 7 different vehicles, from starfighters, to recon scouts, to ground-based turrets.


Absolute Zero DOS Title screen
Absolute Zero DOS Map of upcoming mission
Absolute Zero DOS Game over
Absolute Zero DOS Main menu

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Mac Gamer Macintosh 1996 90 out of 100 90
Mac Action magazine Macintosh Dec, 1995 8 out of 10 80
High Score Macintosh Jan, 1996 4 out of 5 80
PC Action (Germany) DOS Apr, 1996 72 out of 100 72
GameSpot DOS May 01, 1996 6.9 out of 10 69
PC Games (Germany) DOS Mar, 1996 63 out of 100 63
High Score DOS Jun, 1996 3 out of 5 60
PC Joker DOS Apr, 1996 56 out of 100 56
Power Play DOS Mar, 1996 55 out of 100 55
PC Player (Germany) DOS Mar, 1996 40 out of 100 40


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