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Ships are disappearing in the Bermuda Triangle. Two planes are sent to an unexplored island, the so named "Hell Island", to investigate the disappearances. They discover an land forgotten by time, filled with hundreds of hostile dinosaurs.

The player's plane in PREHISTORIC ISLE only has a single, straight ahead shot. By picking up a power-up icon from floating dinosaur eggs, however, the ship gains an option. The option rotates around the ship when the secondary button is pressed, and unleashes different attacks based on its positioning: straight ahead powers up the primary weapon, at an angle above fires reflecting orbs, at an angle below drops bombs, straight above or below fires a reflecting wave, and straight behind drops floating bombs. The option and the ship's speed can both be upgraded from icons dropped by dino eggs. Enemies come from all sides of the screen, and the screen will occasionally scroll up and down as well as forward.

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Prehistoric Isle in 1930 Arcade Fight in skies
Prehistoric Isle in 1930 Arcade Throw bomb on armored dinos
Prehistoric Isle in 1930 Arcade Map
Prehistoric Isle in 1930 Arcade He is bigger than plane

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Prehistoric Isle in 1930 Screenshot
Prehistoric Isle in 1930 Screenshot
Prehistoric Isle in 1930 Screenshot
Prehistoric Isle in 1930 Screenshot

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Critic Reviews

Sinclair User Arcade Jun, 1989 10 out of 10 100
PSP Minis PSP Jan 01, 2012 9 out of 10 90
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Arcade Jun, 1989 81 out of 100 81
Jeuxvideo.com PSP Apr 14, 2014 13 out of 20 65
All Game Guide Arcade 1998 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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IBM PC Version developed by Quicksilver 2 Freeman (56828)
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Contributed to by Lain Crowley (6785), firefang9212 (61518) and Kabushi (237661)