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Haven-7 is a planetoid near Earth whose inhabitants are in grave danger. Aliens will arrive soon and plan to terraform Haven-7 which will annihilate every living thing. You, with the last remaining spaceship, are the only one left to protect Haven-7 from the aliens.

Protector features 3 difficulty levels and fast-paced shooting action as you blast swarms of aliens all at once in fierce battle. Purchase ship upgrades and find powerups to help you blast the alien starships.


Protector Jaguar Special Edition - Wave 16
Protector Jaguar Special Edition - Apparently these enemies have a frog-like name.
Protector Jaguar Wave 11. One of the last enemies introduced are spinner-like robots that jumps on occasions.
Protector Jaguar Title screen of the original version of Protector. Note the similarity with the cover art for Datastorm on the Amiga.

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Protector Other Development Setup

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User Reviews

A better Defender clone than Atari's own Defender 2000! Bruce Clarke (72) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars

Critic Reviews

Video Games Aug, 2000 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Defunct Games Mar 27, 2005 C 50


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Protector is made by the same people who made Datastorm for the Amiga, and Protector is more or less a port of that game, albeit updated to Jaguar standards.

Development history

The Protector project was canned by Atari and Bethesda Softworks in the mid-nineties, and it wasn't until years later that the author dug the remaining sources out of the cupboard and let Songbird release it at long last.

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Jeanne (76179) added Protector (Jaguar) on Aug 30, 2003
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