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The Tangent Empire are preparing to attack the earth with their convoy of tanks, and it is you who has been sent forward to destroy the 14 space stations which make up the potential invasion threat.

There are 3 sub-levels on each station, which can be played in any order. The action scrolls in every direction, with you guiding your tank-link droid around to shoot the opposition droids. The tank takes a while to steer, making it initially harder to avoid contact with those enemies. Each level contains energy stars, which can be traded in for upgrades such as improved weapons and extra speed after each level.


Vindicators NES Level completed
Vindicators ZX Spectrum Game over screen. It was running out of fuel that ended the game
Vindicators Arcade Title screen
Vindicators ZX Spectrum Joint destruction of an enemy tank

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Critic Reviews

The Games Machine (UK) Amiga Jul, 1989 89 out of 100 89
The Games Machine (UK) Atari ST May, 1989 88 out of 100 88
Hey Poor Player NES Oct 18, 2016 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Commodore User Amiga Apr, 1989 80 out of 100 80
The One Atari ST May, 1989 75 out of 100 75
Amiga Format Amiga Aug, 1989 67 out of 100 67
Zzap! Amiga Aug, 1989 63 out of 100 63
Ultimate Nintendo: Guide to the NES Library NES 2016 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Crash! ZX Spectrum May, 1989 49 out of 100 49
Power Play Amstrad CPC Jun, 1989 40 out of 100 40


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    • January 1990 (Issue #06) - Included in the list 50 Games of the Year. Category "Real Dogs"

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