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Full titleBeach-Head
Year of release1984
PublisherUS Gold Ltd (UK)
Re-released byABC Soft (Spain)
Americana Software Ltd (UK)
Dro Soft (Spain)
Erbe Software S.A. (Spain)
Microbyte [1] (Spain)
Author(s)David J. Anderson, Ian Morrison, F. David Thorpe
Tie-in licenceAccess Software Inc (USA) (original game: Beach-Head)
Machine typeZX Spectrum 48K
Number of players2 - alternating
ControlsKempston, Interface 2, Cursor, Redefineable keys
TypeArcade: Shoot-em-up
Message languageEnglish
Original publicationCommercial
Original price£7.95
1900 ptas.
Budget price£1.99
AvailabilityAvailable as both Perfect TZX and non-TZX
Protection schemeMultiple schemes (see individual downloads)
Additional infoAppeared on tape 1, side A of the compilation Gold Collection, The (US Gold Ltd)
Appeared on tape 3, side B of the compilation History in the Making (US Gold Ltd)
Appeared on the compilation Multimixx 2 (Kixx)
Appeared on tape 1, side A of the compilation They Sold a Million (The Hit Squad)
Appeared on side A of covertape Stars Spectrum issue 05 - Juegos (Stars Spectrum), as 'Desembarco'
Appeared on side A of covertape SU issue 82: Megatape 11 (Sinclair User)
Participant in the C&VG 1984 Golden Joystick Awards
Also listed on Wikipedia and Freebase
RemarksRunner-up in the C&VG 1984 Golden Joystick Awards - Best Strategy Game.
Also came as bonus with Heavy Metal on the B-side.
SPOT commentsSinclair User cover game
SeriesThis game belongs in the following series:
1. Beach-Head
2. Beach-Head II
Other systemsThis title was also advertised for and/or published on the Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Commodore Plus/4 and MSX
Score 7.98 (68 votes)   See scores and vote!

Download and play links
FilenameSizeTypeOriginCodeBarcodeD.L.YearEncoding scheme
Beach-Head.tzx.zip27,252(Perfect TZX tape image)Original release1984SpeedLock 1
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator Beach-Head.tap.zip25,806((non-TZX) TAP tape image)1984
Beach-Head(AmericanaSoftwareLtd).tzx.zip26,758(Perfect TZX tape image)Re-release1984SpeedLock 1
Beach-Head(DroSoft).tzx.zip26,475(Perfect TZX tape image)Re-release2MT138M-35434-19881988SpeedLock 1

Additional material
Beach-Head.gif5,292(Loading screen)
Beach-Head.scr6,912(Loading screen dump)
Beach-Head.gif2,960(In-game screen)
Beach-Head.txt5,929(English instructions)
Beach-Head(DroSoft).pdf22,949(Spanish instructions)
Beach-Head.png69,655(Game map)
Beach-Head.jpg66,874(Cassette inlay)
Beach-Head(AmericanaSoftwareLtd).jpg39,364(Re-release cassette inlay)
Beach-Head(DroSoft).jpg87,054(Re-release cassette inlay)

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