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Giganoid, like the name is suggesting, is very similar to Arkanoid. Most features of the 8-bit Breakout extension are implemented in Giganoid: the extras falling from the blocks to the lower side where the player's bat reside. Extras contain bat enlargement, multi-balls, points and also the handy laser, which allows the bat to shoot the blocks directly, are implemented.

One addition to the Arkanoid scheme is done by adding a Gatekeeper and some Demons. The first attacks the player and must be destroyed with balls. The Demons are bonus rounds, allowing to skip levels. You can chose how many levels to skip. The more levels you chose, the faster the demons shoot at you.

There are 50 levels. Control of the bat can be with joystick or mouse.


Giganoid Amiga Entering the initials with mouse control is very difficult
Giganoid Amiga Very late level
Giganoid Amiga Instructions
Giganoid Amiga The floppy disk level

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ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Mar, 1988 9 out of 12 75
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Aug, 1988 7 out of 10 70
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Sep, 1988 666 out of 1000 67
The Games Machine (UK) Sep, 1988 61 out of 100 61


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Jo ST (24064) added Giganoid (Amiga) on May 16, 2014