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Full titleKrakout
Year of release1987
PublisherGremlin Graphics Software Ltd (UK)
Re-released byErbe Software S.A. (Spain)
Kixx (UK)
Author(s)Bob Toone, Greg A. Holmes, Andy Green, Terry Lloyd, Marco Duroe, Ben Daglish
Inspired byAtari Games Ltd (UK) (arcade coin-op: Breakout)
Machine typeZX Spectrum 48K
Number of players1
ControlsKempston, Interface 2, Cursor and Keyboard
TypeArcade: Action
Message languageEnglish
Original publicationCommercial
Original price£7.99
Budget price£2.99
AvailabilityAvailable as both Perfect TZX and non-TZX
Protection schemeMultiple schemes (see individual downloads)
Additional infoAppeared on tape 1, side A of the compilation 10 Great Games (Gremlin Graphics Software Ltd)
Appeared on the compilation 40 Principales Vol. 4, Los (Erbe Software S.A.)
Appeared on tape 1, side A of the compilation Dix Jeux Fantastiques (Gremlin Graphics Software Ltd [FR])
Appeared on side A of the compilation Plus 3 Pack (Gremlin Graphics Software Ltd)
Appeared on side A of covertape YS issue 60: Four Pack 3 (Your Sinclair)
Features a Breakout clone
Also listed on Wikipedia and Freebase
SPOT commentsYour Sinclair cover game
Other systemsThis title was also advertised for and/or published on the Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64 and MSX
Score 8.24 (90 votes)   See scores and vote!

Download and play links
FilenameSizeTypeOriginCodeBarcodeD.L.Encoding scheme
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator Krakout.tzx.zip23,784(Perfect TZX tape image)Original release5013658019206None
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator Krakout.tap.zip23,606((non-TZX) TAP tape image)
Krakout(ErbeSoftwareS.A.).tzx.zip22,323(Perfect TZX tape image)Re-releaseM-3685-1987Unspecified custom loader
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator Krakout(Kixx).tzx.zip23,764(Perfect TZX tape image)Re-release5013442542750None

Additional material
Krakout.gif4,713(Loading screen)
Krakout.scr6,912(Loading screen dump)
Krakout.gif4,243(In-game screen)
Krakout.txt2,567(English instructions)
Krakout(ErbeSoftwareS.A.).pdf13,530(Spanish instructions)
Krakout.png179,106(Game map)
Krakout.jpg130,295(Cassette inlay)
Krakout(ErbeSoftwareS.A.).jpg68,804(Re-release cassette inlay)
Krakout(Kixx).jpg265,660(Re-release cassette inlay)
Krakout.ay.zip1,022(Ripped in-game and theme music in AY format)

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Magazine references
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Sinclair User6.87page 48(Review) [full page]
Your Sinclair6.87page 49(Review) [full page]
ZX Computing6.87page 34(Review) [full page]
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Your Sinclair8.87page 78(Hack/Poke) [full page]
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Computer & Video Games6.88page 104(Tips) [full page]
YS Smash Tips8.88page 28(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Crash12.88page 45(Hack/Poke) [full page]
ACE1.89page 120(News/Note) [full page]
Sinclair User1.89page 63(Review) [full page]
Crash2.89page 40(Review) [full page]
Your Sinclair2.89page 78(Review) [full page]
Your Sinclair12.90page 8(CoverGame) [full page]
Your Sinclair2.91page 31(Tips) [full page]
Your Sinclair3.92page 36(Tips) [full page]
MicroHobby6.87page 17(Nuevo)[full page]

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