Destructo (ZX Spectrum)

Destructo ZX Spectrum Loading screen


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You are leading a mission to destroy Dr. Destructo's array of ships, and ultimately his island hideout, over 21 levels. You do this by flying a plane over a limited area, and shooting his planes so that they fall and inflict damage on the target item, which is large at the bottom of the screen. Multiple shots on a particular spot will ultimately cause a water-spout; three waterspouts and the ship (or island) will sink.

Some enemy beings can be shot down, but others are indestructible and require evasive action. You are also armed with a bomb, which can be used to inflict precise damage once per level. One of the features of this game is that it uses a day/night cycle.


Destructo ZX Spectrum Low flight over the enemy ship is quite safe position
Destructo ZX Spectrum Loading screen
Destructo ZX Spectrum Every statue on this strange island should be flooded
Destructo ZX Spectrum Just trying to avoid a group of hovering skymines

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Alternate Titles

  • "The Island of Dr. Destructo" -- In-game title
  • "The Island of Dr Destructo" -- C64 in-game title
  • "The Island of Doctor Destructo" -- ZX Spectrum & Amstrad CPC in-game title

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Critic Reviews

Sinclair User Sep, 1987 7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars 70
Your Sinclair Oct, 1987 5 out of 10 50
Crash! Sep, 1987 38 out of 100 38


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Kabushi (209401) added Destructo (ZX Spectrum) on Nov 13, 2005
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