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Following the successful gameplay of Dragon's Lair, Don Bluth released this second conversion of his Laserdisc games series.

You're playing Dexter, a guy fighting the evil madman Borf who has kidnapped your girlfriend Kimberly and is now threatening the world with his dreaded weapon, the "Infanto Ray" which turns adults into small children.

The game plays like a comic strip - visuals are similar to many cartoon movies. In each scene you only have to decide which direction of the keyboard has to be hit in order to avoid one of the countless death screens and to advance to the next screen...


Space Ace SEGA CD Poor Dexter
Space Ace SEGA CD Introduction
Space Ace SEGA CD Dexter getting attacked by a robot
Space Ace SEGA CD The beginning

Promo Images

Space Ace Magazine Advertisement GamePro (International Data Group, United States), Issue 65 (December 1994)
Space Ace Concept Art
Space Ace Screenshot
Space Ace Screenshot


Alternate Titles

  • "Космический Ас" -- Russian spelling
  • "Sullivan Bluth's Space Ace" -- Full title
  • "Space Ace CD-ROM" -- 3DO title
  • "Don Bluth's Space Ace" -- Jaguar full title

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In space, no one can here you scream SEGA CD ETJB (450)

Critic Reviews

Joystick (French) CD-i Mar, 1994 82 out of 100 82
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) CD-i Apr, 1994 31 out of 40 78
Video Games 3DO Aug, 1995 72 out of 100 72
Video Games & Computer Entertainment SEGA CD Mar, 1995 6 out of 10 60
All Game Guide SEGA CD 1998 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60 iPhone Jul 19, 2011 10 out of 20 50
neXGam Jaguar 2010 4 out of 10 40
Game Zero 3DO Dec, 1995 18.5 out of 50 37
IGN Nintendo DSi Dec 09, 2010 3 out of 10 30
Nintendo Life Nintendo DSi Dec 08, 2010 3 out of 10 30


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Space Ace was popular enough to have a Saturday morning TV cartoon based on it in the early 1980s.

The voice of the game's villain Borf was provided by Don Bluth himself.
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