Blasteroids (Amiga)

Blasteroids Amiga Title screen


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As the name suggests, this arcade conversion updates the basic Asteroids gameplay. That means to say that the main gameplay consists of flying through single-screen wrap-around levels shooting at rocks, which split into smaller rocks when hit, eventually becoming small enough to disappear.

In this case the Asteroids are protecting Mukor, an evil being who is poisoning planets under the Colonising Corp’s control. Each level is split into either 9 or 16 sub-levels, which are chosen through a square in which any remaining level which is adjacent to the last level completed can be selected. There are 3 different ships (Speeder, Fighter and Warrior), which can be switched between at any time. Power-ups (including improved weapons, shield recharges and a faster thrust) can be collected by flying into them.


Blasteroids Amiga Shooting asteroids in orbit of a planet.
Blasteroids Amiga Another title screen
Blasteroids Amiga Blasteroids items #1
Blasteroids Amiga Sector selection screen

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Zzap! Apr, 1989 88 out of 100 88
The One Mar, 1989 81 out of 100 81
Power Play 1989 77 out of 100 77
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Apr, 1989 746 out of 1000 75
The Games Machine (UK) Apr, 1989 71 out of 100 71
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) May, 1989 5.2 out of 12 43


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1001 Video Games

The Arcade version of Blasteroids appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.
Martin Smith (66852) added Blasteroids (Amiga) on Jun 21, 2005
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