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In the year 2045, the Earth was attacked by aliens from Sirius. Looking like insects and believed to be related to the insect life forms known to humans, the Sirians have shown no mercy: a third of the human population was annihilated. This assault led to the dissolution of all political borders on the Earth. The humans have united to defend themselves against the common enemy. An organisation called the Fist of Earth was formed to defend the planet, and its most important military base, the SolBase, built in orbit. The Fist of Earth sends a fighter pilot navigating the FOE-57 spacecraft on a series of missions to stop the Sirians and protect humanity.

Warhead is a mission-based space combat simulation. Objectives include destroying enemies, protecting friendly forces, as well as search and.rescue missions. The player proceeds to the next mission after having completed the preceding one. The space ship is navigated with the mouse; the keyboard controls offer autopilot modes, multiple weapons including mines and stinger missiles, an HUD display, multiple viewpoints, targeting and navigation, all of which must be used during combat.


Warhead Atari ST Your mission
Warhead Atari ST Solar system chart
Warhead Atari ST Forward view with HUD
Warhead Atari ST Data menu

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CU Amiga Amiga Mar, 1990 93 out of 100 93
The One Amiga Mar, 1990 93 out of 100 93
ST Format Atari ST Jun, 1990 90 out of 100 90
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Zzap! Amiga Apr, 1990 90 out of 100 90
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Apr, 1990 85 out of 100 85
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga May, 1990 7 out of 12 58
Power Play Atari ST Jul, 1990 53 out of 100 53
Amiga Joker Amiga Jul, 1990 48 out of 100 48
Micro News Atari ST May, 1990 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 25


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  • Amiga Power
    • May 1991 (Issue #00) - #61 in the "All Time Top 100 Amiga Games"

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