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

Not an American user?

Description

Like Stardust, in this Asteroids clone you control your Panther PX-2 ship through successive waves of asteroids and other enemies, which are drawn using ray-tracing techniques.

The game features both overhead and 3D sections. In the overhead part, you must eliminate enemy ships and asteroids across several zones in each world. The 3D sections consist of underwater tunnels that link one world to another and they are each defended by a guardian you must defeat.

Screenshots

Super Stardust Amiga Who's gonna win, you or the boss?
Super Stardust DOS First stage
Super Stardust Amiga The little (G) is a pickup. Get them for additional points and powerups.
Super Stardust Amiga CD32 Capture from the render introduction video

Promo Images

Super Stardust Render
Super Stardust Screenshot
Super Stardust Render
Super Stardust Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "Super Stardust '96" -- In-game DOS title

Part of the Following Groups

User Reviews

There are no reviews for this game.


Critic Reviews

Pelit DOS Apr, 1996 92 out of 100 92
CU Amiga Amiga Nov, 1994 91 out of 100 91
CU Amiga Amiga CD32 Feb, 1995 90 out of 100 90
Amiga Bladet Amiga Dec 09, 1994 86 out of 100 86
Amiga Joker Amiga CD32 Dec, 1994 83 out of 100 83
PC Action DOS Apr, 1996 79 out of 100 79
PC Joker DOS Mar, 1996 68 out of 100 68
PC Games (Germany) DOS May, 1996 64 out of 100 64
PC Zone DOS Aug 13, 2001 5.9 out of 10 59
PC Player (Germany) DOS Apr, 1996 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20

Forums

There are currently no topics for this game.


Trivia

Amiga reviews

The British magazine Amiga Power was famous for insisting on only reviewing finished games, so when they beat rivals such as Amiga Action to the review by several months, some were surprised. A clue came from the four subheadings used within the review - 'FINISHED', 'SIXTY', 'PERCENT' and 'ONLY' coupled with the verdict "I sailed through 60% of the game" (with no mention of the remainder), as if reviewer Jonathan Nash was staging his own protest.

As it turned out Amiga Power had indeed reviewed an unfinished game, which is now known to have been rare but not totally unheard-of. Incidentally, their sister magazine Amiga Format reviewed it the same month - reviewer Stephen Bradley noted that "our friends at Amiga Power think Super Stardust is rather smart, though perhaps a tad easy over the first three levels. I feel inadequate. I'm having trouble on the second level" so perhaps he simply didn't notice the game wasn't finished. When Amiga Action reviewed it two months later, their subheadings pointedly read simply 'FINISHED' and 'VERSION'.

Awards

  • Amiga Joker
    • Issue 02/1996 – #2 Best Action Game in 1995 (Readers' Vote)

Contributed to by Zamppa (102) and Martin Smith (66855)