Frost Byte (ZX Spectrum)

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In Frost Byte you control Hickey the Kreezer, an elastic curve which moves sideways, jumps and shoots. You must navigate your way through planet Cosmica, and rescue your brethren, within the limited 'Twang' energy you have.

Cosmica is full of hideous monsters, many of which can be shot. Your character builds momentum as it moves, so some hazards are easier to clear from a running start. You can only jump vertically, although you have control as the character falls. Ammunition is limited, and must be collected throughout your quest.

Three sweets which enhance your character can be collected - the red one increases your speed, blue increases the height of your leap, and green means you can safely fall further. There are additional objects to pick up and use as well.


Frost Byte ZX Spectrum Screen 2
Frost Byte ZX Spectrum Game start - don't forget to pick up the ammo
Frost Byte ZX Spectrum Game over
Frost Byte ZX Spectrum Loading screen

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Critic Reviews

Crash! Dec, 1986 86 out of 100 86
Sinclair User Jan, 1987 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Crash! Jun, 1991 79 out of 100 79
Your Sinclair Jul, 1991 70 out of 100 70
Your Sinclair Jan, 1987 7 out of 10 70
Computer Gamer Dec, 1986 65 out of 100 65


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Martin Smith (66801) added Frost Byte (ZX Spectrum) on Feb 23, 2006
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