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Description

Every 4 galactic-years, alien athletes from every inhabited planet in the galaxy gather to compete in the Purple Saturn Day games. Four interplanetary events await the player: Pilot a ship through time and space, race around the rings of Saturn, solve a fast-moving electronic puzzle and navigate a futuristic obstacle course.

Although not an official entry in the series, this game is in the same vein as Epyx's popular Games "series" titles.

Screenshots

Purple Saturn Day Amstrad CPC Title screen
Purple Saturn Day Amiga Exxos logo
Purple Saturn Day Amstrad CPC Third level intro
Purple Saturn Day DOS Main menu,  practice event/competition selection

Promo Images

Purple Saturn Day Screenshot
Purple Saturn Day Screenshot
Purple Saturn Day Screenshot
Purple Saturn Day Screenshot

User Reviews

Ata ata hoglo hulu! ZX Spectrum Ashley Pomeroy (233)

Critic Reviews

ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amiga Mar, 1989 912 out of 1000 91
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Dec, 1988 10.4 out of 12 87
Power Play Atari ST Feb, 1989 79 out of 100 79
The One Atari ST Jan, 1989 75 out of 100 75
The One Amiga Jan, 1989 75 out of 100 75
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) ZX Spectrum Dec, 1989 680 out of 1000 68
Retro Archives Atari ST Oct 14, 2018 12 out of 20 60
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Dec, 1989 60 out of 100 60
Retro Archives DOS Oct 14, 2018 11.5 out of 20 58
Retro Archives ZX Spectrum Oct 14, 2018 10.5 out of 20 52

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Trivia

Awards

  • ST Format
    • January 1990 (Issue #06) - Included in the list 50 Games of the Year

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