Join our Discord to chat with fellow friendly gamers and our knowledgeable contributors!

atari kombinera
Published by
Developed by


Scorpion is a shoot 'em up with multi dimensional scrolling where the hero is a venomous scorpion searching for tasty frog eggs.You are required to move the scorpion through an insect and vermin riddled maze in his search. You will need to avoid predators like dragons, worms and venus flytraps, and deadly mama and baby 'pod creatures'. The speed of your scorpion is better than most of your enemies, and the nasty stinger blast you have at your disposal is a rude shock to those after you, killing most instantly. These predators cluster around the target of your hunger, the frog eggs, and your stinger will often destroy the eggs you seek while you combat the vermin attacking you. These eggs are worth 3200 points each, and in the lowest levels you earn bonus scorpions by scoring 4000 points. You must bring back all four eggs before they hatch into crazed killer frogs which charge you with the intention of biting off your head. The best response is to stay clear of a frog until you have built up enough power in your stinger to immobilise him, then carry him back to your lair. There are 32 levels of increasingly quicker and more deadly vermin, and complexity of mazes.


There are no VIC-20 user screenshots for this game.

Promo Images

There are no promo images for this game

User Reviews

There are no reviews for this game.

Critic Reviews

Electronic Fun with Computers & Games Sep, 1983 3.5 out of 4 88
Commodore User Jul, 1984 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60


There are currently no topics for this game.


There is no trivia on file for this game.

Marker (557) added Scorpion (VIC-20) on Mar 18, 2012
atari kombinera