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A very unique real-time strategy game. It's only semi-real-time, because it's possible to pause the action at any moment. The player commands 22 different insects in a long campaign (56 missions) against the computer-AI or a human opponent.


Battle Bugs DOS Use your moth unit to transport other bugs faster
Battle Bugs DOS Sierra company logo
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Battle Bugs DOS Battle Bugs Screenshot: The Briefing (VGA)

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Alternate Titles

  • "バトルバグス" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

I hate cockroaches DOS Alex Man (32)
Fun Fun Fun! DOS Drew Dorton (73)
Small quad level strategy, based primarily on realizing matchups and using them. DOS Mike Giles (2)

Critic Reviews

Secret Service / New S Service DOS Nov, 1994 280 out of 300 93
PC Gamer DOS Oct, 1994 89 out of 100 89
Power Play DOS Oct, 1994 86 out of 100 86
Play Time DOS Sep, 1994 84 out of 100 84
The Good Old Days (Staff Reviews only) DOS Jun 27, 2020 5 out of 6 83
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS Oct, 1994 10 out of 12 83
Computer and Video Games (CVG) DOS Nov, 1994 79 out of 100 79
PC Games (Germany) DOS Sep, 1994 75 out of 100 75
PC Joker DOS Nov, 1994 74 out of 100 74
Computer Gaming World (CGW) DOS Nov, 1994 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70


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The front cover of the game spoofs the well-known World War II photograph Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima taken by Joe Rosenthal.
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