DescriptionEscape from the Planet of the Robot Monsters has the player sent on a rescue mission to Planet X. This planet has been taken over by robots and it's up to the player to find and evacuate the remaining humans.
It's a shooter similar to Gauntlet, only with an isometric viewpoint. The protagonist runs around the levels shooting robots, rescuing humans and picking up items.
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- "הבריחה מכוכב המפלצות" -- Hebrew spelling
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|Micro News||Atari ST||May, 1990||100|
|Zero||Atari ST||May, 1990||83 out of 100||83|
|Amiga Computing||Amiga||Sep, 1990||82 out of 100||82|
|Computer and Video Games (CVG)||Arcade||Sep, 1989||80 out of 100||80|
|Computer and Video Games (CVG)||Amstrad CPC||Sep, 1990||80 out of 100||80|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||Amiga||May, 1990||9.2 out of 12||77|
|ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment)||ZX Spectrum||Oct, 1990||700 out of 1000||70|
|Amiga Joker||Amiga||Jul, 1990||64 out of 100||64|
|Power Play||Commodore 64||Sep, 1990||45 out of 100||45|
|Retro Archives||Commodore 64||Apr 07, 2018||9 out of 20||45|
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Accidental covermount releaseOne UK ST magazine offered a playable demo of this on a coverdisk. Or, at least, that's how it seemed, until tens of thousands of readers loaded it up and found themselves presented with the full game, then retailing at £25!
Version differencesIn the Amiga and Atari version (probably in the other computer conversions too) the gore animations from the arcade version when dying in the spike machine trap were removed.
- ST Format
- January 1993 (issue #42) - #42 in '50 finest Atari ST games of all time' list
Related Web Sites
- Escape from the Planet of the Robot Monsters entry at KLOV (The Escape from the Planet of the Robot Monsters coin-op game entry at the Killer List of Videogames.)