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Game #1995
Action   Vertical shooter

Rating: 7.62 (8 votes)

Rotox box cover

Rotox screenshot
Rotox is a fun top-down shoot'em up with decent 3D/bitmap graphics. Your objective: navigate the Cyborg Class 2-A over the platforms while dodging and shooting the deadly machine-enemies. Don't fall off the platforms or the tricky passages; they are sliding through space! What sets the game apart from other top-down shooters is that the landscape is fully rotoscoped, i.e. you can rotate 360 degrees around the polygonal 3D landscape. Quite nice, but the novelty wears out after a while, leaving you with an average shooter with some good ideas, but nothing truly spectacular to draw you in. An okay mixture of pure shooting action, with some skill elements thrown-in. Worth a try, although I doubt few arcade fans will find it fun enough to persevere to finish all nine levels.

Reviewed by: Underdogs
Designer: David Leitch
Developer: US Gold
Publisher: US Gold
Year: 1990
Software Copyright: US Gold
None that we know of
System Requirements: DOS
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If you like this game, try: Thunder Strike, Killing Cloud, Tracker

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