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Alien Highway

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Full titleAlien Highway
Also known asEncounter 2
Year of release1986
PublisherVortex Software (UK)
Re-released byABC Soft (Spain)
Americana Software Ltd (UK)
Author(s)Mark Haigh-Hutchinson
Machine typeZX Spectrum 48K
Number of players1
ControlsKempston, Interface 2, Cursor and Keyboard
TypeArcade: Shoot-em-up
Message languageEnglish
Original publicationCommercial
Original price£7.95
Budget price£2.99
AvailabilityAvailable as both Perfect TZX and non-TZX
Protection schemeMultiple schemes (see individual downloads)
Additional infoAppeared on tape 2, side A of the compilation Arcadia (Beau-Jolly Ltd)
Appeared on side A of the compilation Five Star Games 2 (Beau-Jolly Ltd)
Appeared on side A of covertape SU issue 111: Ten Pack (Sinclair User)
Features Isometric 3D Graphics
Also listed on Freebase
SPOT commentsSinclair User cover game
SeriesThis game belongs in the following series:
1. Highway Encounter
2. Alien Highway
Other systemsThis title was also advertised for and/or published on the Amstrad CPC
Score 8.23 (59 votes)   See scores and vote!

Download and play links
FilenameSizeTypeOriginCodeBarcodeD.L.Encoding scheme
AlienHighway.tzx.zip21,854(Perfect TZX tape image)Original release5012531000058SpeedLock 2
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator AlienHighway.tap.zip20,653((non-TZX) TAP tape image)
AlienHighway(AmericanaSoftwareLtd).tzx.zip21,878(Perfect TZX tape image)Re-release5013442535448SpeedLock 2

Additional material
AlienHighway.gif3,768(Loading screen)
AlienHighway.scr6,912(Loading screen dump)
AlienHighway.gif5,440(In-game screen)
AlienHighway.txt4,100(English instructions)
AlienHighway.png129,226(Game map)
AlienHighway.jpg36,136(Cassette inlay)
AlienHighway(AmericanaSoftwareLtd).jpg109,698(Re-release cassette inlay)

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Magazine references
Popular Computing Weekly4.86page 316(Review) [full page]
Popular Computing Weekly4.86page 316(Tips) [full page]
Popular Computing Weekly4.86page 348(News/Note) [full page]
Crash5.86page 57(Preview) [full page]
Your Computer5.86page 18(Review) [full page]
Crash6.86page 23(Review) [full page]
Computer & Video Games6.86page 14(Review) [full page]
Sinclair User6.86page 43(Review) [full page]
Crash7.86page 61(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Your Sinclair7.86page 35(Review) [full page]
ZX Computing7.86page 16(Review) [full page]
ZX Computing9.86page 4(News/Note) [full page]
Your Sinclair5.87page 58(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Your Sinclair4.88page 29(Hack/Poke) [full page]
YS Smash Tips8.88page 2(Hack/Poke) [full page]
YS Smash Tips8.88page 24(Hack/Poke - ref. "Highway Encounter") [full page]
Crash12.88page 44(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Sinclair User5.91page 7(CoverGame) [full page]
MicroHobby5.86page 14(Nuevo)[full page]

Magazine adverts
Crash5.86page 69(Full-page ad) [full page]
Computer & Video Games5.86page 20(Full-page ad) [full page]
Sinclair User5.86page 39(Full-page ad) [full page]
Sinclair User6.86page 40(Full-page ad) [full page]
Your Sinclair6.86page 87(Full-page ad) [full page]

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