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Game #2534
Hall of Belated Fame Inductee  Heavy Metal    View all Top Dogs in this genre
Action   3D action

Rating: 6.91 (24 votes)

Heavy Metal box cover

Heavy Metal screenshot
Here's a good conversion of Access Software's C64 oldie Heavy Metal. The game covers three different combat vehicles, recreated in three different action games. All three are military shoot'em ups -- Access style. There's a "Main Battle Tank" sequence with a pseudo-simulation touch. A so-called "Fast Attack Vehicle" scene, which is pretty much a dodge and shoot racing game. And last but not least an "Air Defence Anti Tank" sequence, where you've got to engage waves of enemy fighters and tanks with missiles and gun-fire. Once qualified for giving higher-ranking orders, the game also offers a tactical part -- nothing too exciting, though. Overall a nice game, but don't expect any pure simulation.

Reviewed by: Underdogs
Designer: Unknown
Developer: Access
Publisher: Access
Year: 1989
Software Copyright: Access
Theme: Science Fiction
None that we know of
System Requirements: DOS
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If you like this game, try: Moon Blaster, Nova 9, Skyfox II: The Cygnus Conflict

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