Hysteria (Commodore 64)

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A fanatical sect has changed mankind's future by summoning a previously extinct primeval entity in our past. You, a sole survivor of the once elite 'time corps' have been chosen by the federation of law and order to combat the entity in three time zones: Ancient Greece, Dark Ages and Space.

The game, controlled by joystick, has you moving the time warrior in horizontal-scrolling parallax levels. You have to collect nine pieces that assemble to a face of the primeval entity who must be battled.

Meanwhile, the locals in each time zone do not like time warriors and throw and fire everything at you. Luckily, you are carrying an energy conversion kit that changes some shot objects and enemies into valuable weapons and armoury. Good luck, you will need it!


Hysteria Commodore 64 Look! A fire-breathing dragon.
Hysteria Commodore 64 Facing a primeval entity - the time warrior's nemesis. Shoot it before it destroys you!
Hysteria Commodore 64 See these bubbles? That is the hero exploding after a final hit.
Hysteria Commodore 64 Title Screen displaying Highscores.

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Computer and Video Games (CVG) Nov, 1987 9 out of 10 90
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Nov, 1987 10.2 out of 12 85
Commodore User Nov, 1987 8 out of 10 80
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Nov, 1987 698 out of 1000 70


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Tim Janssen (2547) added Hysteria (Commodore 64) on Jun 17, 2007
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