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User Reviews

There are no reviews for the Atari ST release of this game. You can use the links below to write your own review or read reviews for the other platforms of this game.

Our Users Say

Category Description User Score
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 4.0
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 3.9
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 3.9
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 3.7
Overall User Score (7 votes) 3.9

Critic Reviews

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Atari ST User (Jun, 1988)
Ikari Warriors is a great game in which you take on the role of a Rambo type character. Armed to the teeth, you storm through the jungle dispatching countless enemy soldiers, taking over their tanks and destroying their gun emplacements. It's fun, addictive and strongly recommended.
To take the negative side first, the ST screen is a little on the small side, as are the graphics, and the action can become sluggish when a lot is happening. Nevertheless none of these factors really spoil an otherwise faithful coin-op conversion, particularly in two-player mode, is a lot of fun to play.
ST Action (Jun, 1988)
Originality has never been a word which figures strongly in the software industry's vocabulary and I can only describe Ikari Warriors as totally predictable. I likened the game to Rambo and Commando, which were popular on the Commodore 64 over two years ago. Both games, however, were superior to Ikari Warriors in every aspect. The game-play area is confined, the graphics are underwhelming and the controls annoyingly indistinct. Undoubtedly, the game-play is challenging, but this is due to the number of adversaries and their formations which make the game very one-sided.
Power Play (May, 1988)
Bei der ST-Version sind die Sprites alle etwas größer als beim C64 ausgefallen. Aber das Spiel wird schrecklich langsam, wenn sich mehrere Gegner auf dem Bildschirm tummeln. Auch das Scrolling fängt dann zu ruckeln an. Insgesamt also kein besonders spielenswertes Programm.