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Full titleZaxxon
Year of release1985
PublisherUS Gold Ltd (UK)
Re-released byErbe Software S.A. (Spain)
Ventamatic (Spain)
Author(s)Platinum Productions (David J. Anderson, Ian Morrison), F. David Thorpe
Tie-in licenceSega Enterprises Ltd (Japan) (arcade coin-op: Zaxxon)
Machine typeZX Spectrum 48K
Number of players2 - alternating
ControlsKempston, Interface 2, Cursor and Keyboard
TypeArcade: Shoot-em-up
Message languageEnglish
Original publicationCommercial
Original price£7.95
2100 ptas.
AvailabilityAvailable as both Perfect TZX and non-TZX
Protection schemeMultiple schemes (see individual downloads)
Additional infoAppeared on the compilation 10 Titles for the Spectrum Plus (Boots)
Appeared on tape 1, side B of the compilation Gold Collection, The (US Gold Ltd)
Appeared on side A of the compilation Sega Collection, The (US Gold Ltd)
Features Isometric 3D Graphics
Also listed on Wikipedia and Lost in Translation
Other systemsThis title was also advertised for and/or published on the Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64 and MSX
Score 6.42 (33 votes)   See scores and vote!

Download and play links
FilenameSizeTypeOriginCodeBarcodeD.L.Encoding scheme
Zaxxon.tzx.zip23,393(Perfect TZX tape image)Original releaseSpeedLock 1
Run on-line with a 48K Java Spectrum emulator Zaxxon_2.tap.zip29,013((non-TZX) TAP tape image)

Additional material
Zaxxon.gif6,831(Loading screen)
Zaxxon.scr6,912(Loading screen dump)
Zaxxon.gif2,995(In-game screen)
Zaxxon.txt5,256(English instructions)
Zaxxon.png36,028(Game map)
Zaxxon.jpg115,559(Cassette inlay)

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Magazine references
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Crash12.88page 60(Hack/Poke) [full page]
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