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Netherworld (ZX Spectrum)

Netherworld ZX Spectrum The detailed loading screen


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In this game you are trapped in Netherworld. With your space ship you have to make your way through different levels with a hostile environment. Under a time limit you have to collect diamonds to get to the next level. The game is filled with dragons, moving mines, acid spitting creatures and lots more. Your space ship is able to shoot, furthermore you can collect several power ups, such as sand glasses to ease the time limit, shield restore or items that give you invulnerability.


Netherworld ZX Spectrum You've gotta shoot your way to freedom here
Netherworld ZX Spectrum Level 9, and the frongs have been replaced to alien insects
Netherworld ZX Spectrum Lost all lives
Netherworld ZX Spectrum Moving through this level's large array of teleports

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Alternate Titles

  • "Abyss Zone" -- Working title

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Critic Reviews

ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Feb, 1989 810 out of 1000 81
Your Sinclair Feb, 1989 8 out of 10 80
The Games Machine (UK) Feb, 1989 76 out of 100 76


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The grinning person in the game cover art bears definite resemblance to Jukka Tapanimäki, the designer/programmer of the original C64 version of the game.
Martin Smith (66827) added Netherworld (ZX Spectrum) on Oct 11, 2004
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