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Ant Attack

[Does not use a loading screen]
[In-game screen]
Full titleAnt Attack
Year of release1983
PublisherQuicksilva Ltd (UK)
Re-released byHansesoft GmbH (Germany)
Investronica S.A. (Spain) (as 'Hormigas')
Microbyte [1] (Spain) (as 'Hormigas')
Author(s)Sandy White, Angela Sutherland
Machine typeZX Spectrum 48K
Number of players1
TypeArcade: Maze
Message languageMultiple languages (see individual downloads)
Original publicationCommercial
Original price£6.95
1900 ptas.
AvailabilityAvailable as both Perfect TZX and non-TZX
Protection schemeNone
Additional infoAppeared on the compilation Clasicos Spectrum: Hormigas + Traxx + Futbol Manager + Billar Americano (Microbyte [1]), as 'Hormigas'
Appeared on side A of the compilation Games Cartridge (Sinclair Research Ltd)
Appeared on side B of the compilation Soft Aid (Quicksilva Ltd)
Appeared on side A of covertape Software Magazine issue 02a (Monser S.A.), as 'Anttown-3D'
Appeared on side A of covertape YS issue 81: Magnificent Seven (Your Sinclair)
Participant in the C&VG 1983 Golden Joystick Awards
Features Isometric 3D Graphics
This title has known errors
Also listed on Wikipedia and Freebase
Remarks3rd place in the C&VG 1983 Golden Joystick Awards - Best Original Game.
SPOT commentsYour Sinclair cover game
SeriesThis game belongs in the following series:
1. Ant Attack
2. Zombie Zombie
Other systemsThis title was also advertised for and/or published on the Commodore 64
Score 8.48 (281 votes)   See scores and vote!

Download and play links
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator AntAttack.tzx.zip12,847(Perfect TZX tape image)Original releaseQSP0058English1983
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator AntAttack.tap.zip14,492((non-TZX) TAP tape image)English1983
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator AntAttack(HansesoftGmbH).tzx.zip14,469(Perfect TZX tape image)Re-releaseEnglish1983
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator AntAttack(Hormigas)(Microbyte1).tzx.zip13,657(Perfect TZX tape image)Re-releaseSpanish1987

Additional material
AntAttack.gif4,334(In-game screen)
AntAttack.txt2,301(English instructions)
AntAttack(Hormigas)(Microbyte).pdf9,472(Spanish instructions)
AntAttack.png359,933(Game map)
AntAttack_Map.jpg411,871(Your Spectrum magazine poster)
AntAttack.jpg52,690(Cassette inlay)
AntAttack(Hormigas)(Microbyte).jpg82,907(Re-release cassette inlay)
AntAttack.html(Additional information - remote)

Search The Tipshop The Tipshop has hints, cheats and/or POKEs for this game!

Ant Attack 2000 Nathan Cross 2000 PC/DOS in progress
Ant Attack PC Tyrone Cartwright 2001 PC/DOS in progress
WinAnt David Morrissey 2001 PC/Windows available
3D Ant Attack Urban Interactive Software 2006 PC/Windows available

Player reviews
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Magazine references
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Home Computing Weekly10.83page 117(Review) [full page]
Practical Computing11.83page 24(News/Note)
Popular Computing Weekly11.83page 158(Review) [full page]
Popular Computing Weekly11.83page 212(Feature - Sandy White interview) [full page]
Popular Computing Weekly11.83page 407(Letter) [full page]
Your Computer11.83page 55(News/Note)
Your Computer11.83page 67(Review)
Computer & Video Games12.83page 31(Review) [full page]
Sinclair User12.83page 88(Feature - Sandy White interview)[full page]
ZX Computing12.83page 73(News/Note) [full page]
Crash2.84page 16(Review) [full page]
Personal Computer Games2.84page 51(Review) [full page]
Crash3.84page 60(LivingGuide) [full page]
Popular Computing Weekly3.84page 407(Letter) [full page]
Your Spectrum3.84(Map)
Your Spectrum3.84(Poster)
Your Spectrum3.84page 50(Feature - The Ant Man Cometh! (Sandy White interview)[full page]
Crash4.84page 79(LivingGuide) [full page]
Computer & Video Games5.84page 56(News/Note) [full page]
Your Spectrum5.84page 6(News/Note) [full page]
Your Spectrum5.84page 19(Letter) [full page]
Crash6.84page 52(Tips) [full page]
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Crash7.84page 100(Tips) [full page]
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Crash8.84page 98(Review) [full page]
Personal Computer Games8.84page 92(Feature - Challenge Chamber) [full page]
Crash9.84page 84(Tips) [full page]
Computer & Video Games9.84page 8(Letter) [full page]
Personal Computer Games9.84page 100(Feature - Challenge Chamber) [full page]
Personal Computer Games9.84page 110(Letter) [full page]
Popular Computing Weekly9.84page 137(Tips) [full page]
Crash10.84page 87(Tips) [full page]
Popular Computing Weekly10.84page 152(Tips) [full page]
Computer & Video Games11.84page 79(News/Note) [full page]
Games Computing11.84page 47(Feature - Chart Toppers '84)
Personal Computer Games11.84page 121(Feature - Challenge Chamber) [full page]
Crash12.84page 70(News/Note) [full page]
Computer & Video Games1.85page 5(Letter) [full page]
Computer Gamer8.85page 22(Feature - The Spectrum Collection - 15 classics) [full page]
Crash4.88page 83(Feature - Run It Again: 3D isometric games)[full page]
ACE11.90page 111(Feature - Ant Attack) [full page]
ACE3.91page 69(Feature - The ACE guide to THE GREATEST GAMES of all time (probably)) [full page]
Your Sinclair9.92page 5(CoverGame) [full page]
Your Sinclair11.92page 28(Hack/Poke) [full page]
MicroHobby11.84page 15(Nuevo)[full page]
MicroHobby Especial11.85page 29(Supercincuenta)[full page]

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