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Description

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.

Screenshots

Blasteroids Atari ST The opening screen
Blasteroids Arcade Changed to the Speeder ship.
Blasteroids Commodore 64 Title - Part I
Blasteroids Arcade Blast the alien ship for Power-Ups.

Promo Images

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Critic Reviews

Computer and Video Games (CVG) Atari ST Mar, 1989 90 out of 100 90
Zzap! Amiga Apr, 1989 88 out of 100 88
Atari ST User Atari ST Apr, 1989 7 out of 10 70
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Apr, 1989 7 out of 10 70
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) ZX Spectrum May, 1989 693 out of 1000 69
The Good Old Days (Staff Reviews only) Amiga Nov 27, 2021 4 out of 6 67
The Games Machine (UK) Commodore 64 May, 1989 65 out of 100 65
Power Play Commodore 64 Jun, 1989 61 out of 100 61
Amiga User International Amiga Apr, 1989 5 out of 10 50
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga May, 1989 5.2 out of 12 43

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Trivia

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.
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