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Developer

Stern Electronics

Genre

Shooter

Other Versions

5200

Release Dates

01/01/82 Atari
01/01/83 Atari
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Owners: 22
Tracked: 0
Wishlist: 0
Now Playing: 0

Summary

The Astro Date is 3200 and you are the last survivor of a small group of earth people who came to explore the planet Mazeon. Soon after landing, you discovered the planet is a dark, apparently uninhabitable place. But by then it was too late to turn back because your space craft had been destroyed by Automazeons.

Now you are a prisoner here. You are trapped in a maze where even the walls are death to touch. Grim robot thugs known as "Automazeons" stalk you relentlessly and you must systematically pulverize them with your laser gun before they eliminate you with theirs.

You are never safe on the planet Mazeon. Even when you've destroyed the mechanical heavies, Evil Otto, the mad and merciless mind behind the robot gangs, leaps out from where he's been observing the battle. You flee in panic because you know that you cannot kill Evil Otto and that, once he catches you, you'll never escape.

He will pound you to a lifeless pulp, grinning like a maniac all the while. Your only hope is to get out of the electrified maze before Evil Otto catches you.

If you do get out, you find yourself in another maze. Again the faceless robots shoot at you, again Evil Otto pursues you, again you must dodge and shoot and run ... into yet another maze. It's enough to drive you bonkers!

(credit: Atari; direct excerpt from original game instruction manual)

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Release Date Added to Database oliist 04th Nov 2010
Boxart Added Blacksaber 22nd Jan 2010
Boxart Added Blacksaber 22nd Jan 2010
Game Banner Added to Database Blacksaber 15th Jan 2010
Boxart Added TalonMan 08th Jun 2009
Game Summary added to Database Comrade Tovya 15th Dec 2008
Screenshots Added ferret1094 24th Jul 2008
Release Date Added to Database nordlead 26th Apr 2008
Screenshots Added nordlead 25th Apr 2008
Box Art Added nordlead 25th Apr 2008

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Japan
0.68m
NA
0.04m
Europe
0.01m
Others
0.73m
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