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The Alpha 2 research colony on Xelos has been invaded by aliens, wiping out the crew and laying 167 of their eggs, all waiting to hatch into a lethal alien infestation. Superhero Kal Solar is the only one who can prevent a catastrophe, and that's where you come in.

The game is viewed in 3D from Solar's perspective, with a full HUD built into his helmet showing direction, health and supplies. Other HUDs also allow you to check whether the current air is breathable (you have limited oxygen), as well as one built into your Jetpack.

There are two movement modes, one of which allows you to pan the view and the other allows you to shoot. Objects have to be picked up and used, computers operated, and an infra-red kit located and used. To win the game you will have to destroy all the eggs, and then shut the compound down and escape in time.


Infestation Amiga Game over screen
Infestation FM Towns When set to Japanese, the game technically runs at 640x480 but only the font makes use of it
Infestation Amiga Sentry robots are defenders of the base
Infestation DOS Here, on the other hand, I burst enemy bugs like popcorn kernels!

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Alternate Titles

  • "インフェステーション 沈黙の惑星" -- Japanese spelling

User Reviews

Nice exploration game. DOS Jorge Nunes (3)

Critic Reviews

Zzap! Amiga May, 1990 94 out of 100 94
Amiga Format Amiga May, 1990 89 out of 100 89
The One Amiga Apr, 1990 85 out of 100 85
Enchanted Realms Amiga May, 1991 81 out of 100 81
Amiga Joker Amiga Mar, 1990 75 out of 100 75
ST Format Atari ST Jun, 1990 69 out of 100 69
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST May, 1990 7 out of 12 58
Amiga Power Amiga May, 1991 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 50
Power Play Atari ST Jul, 1990 42 out of 100 42
Power Play Amiga May, 1990 42 out of 100 42


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