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Arkanoid-style Breakout clone, which unlike most other similar games has the bat on the side of the screen (there is a left/right option) instead of at the bottom. There are 100 screens to be conquered.

There are a number of types of special bricks, but unlike e.g. Arkanoid, they do not fall towards the bat. Instead, when you hit a special brick, it flips to show a letter. E.g. E (Extend bat), C (Catch ball), M (Missile), B (Bomb, explodes when hit by ball, clearing a number of bricks) and X (Extra life). Extra lives are also awarded when the player scores 10,000 points.

The enemies/obstacles are more varied than in Arkanoid. Some make the bat freeze, some actually chew and eat your ball and spit out the core back at you!


Krakout Commodore 64 Paddle extended
Krakout Commodore 64 One of your enemies
Krakout Commodore 64 Lost a life
Krakout Commodore 64 Round 2

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64'er May, 1987 13 out of 15 87
Happy Computer 1987 85 out of 100 85
Tilt May, 1987 17 out of 20 85
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Mar, 1987 10 out of 12 83
Computer Gamer Apr, 1987 70 out of 100 70
Commodore User Apr, 1987 7 out of 10 70
Zzap! Apr, 1987 55 out of 100 55


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sidder64 (9) added Krakout (Commodore 64) on Oct 06, 2005
Other platforms contributed by Sciere (557110), Hervé Piton (4617), Martin Smith (66856) and koffiepad (10528)