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Full titleMercs
Year of release1991
PublisherUS Gold Ltd (UK)
Re-released byErbe Software S.A. (Spain)
Kixx (UK)
Author(s)Tiertex Ltd (Chris Shay)
Tie-in licenceCapcom (Japan) (arcade coin-op: Mercs)
Machine typeZX Spectrum 48K/128K
Number of players2 - simultaneous
ControlsKempston, Interface 2 (left), Interface 2 (right), Redefineable keys
TypeArcade: Shoot-em-up
Message languageEnglish
Original publicationCommercial
Original price£10.99
1295 ptas.
AvailabilityDistribution denied
Protection schemeMultiple schemes
Additional infoFeatures Multi-machine Medium
Also listed on Wikipedia, Freebase and Lost in Translation
SeriesThis game belongs in the following series:
1. Commando
2. Mercs
Other systemsThis title was also advertised for and/or published on the Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64 and Sega Master System
Score 5.07 (14 votes)   See scores and vote!

Release information
OriginModelCodeBarcodeD.L.Encoding scheme
Original release48K/128KUnspecified custom loader
Original release128 +3None
Re-releaseErbe Software S.A.48K/128KSE1046M-21121-1991Unspecified custom loader
Re-releaseErbe Software S.A.128 +3SE1046None

Additional material
Mercs.gif5,973(Loading screen)
Mercs.scr6,912(Loading screen dump)
Mercs.gif6,362(In-game screen)
Mercs.txt3,291(English instructions)
Mercs(ErbeSoftwareS.A.).pdf16,541(Spanish instructions)
Mercs.png344,734(Game map)
Mercs_2.png333,066(Game map)
Mercs.jpg66,773(Cassette inlay)
Mercs(ErbeSoftwareS.A.)_Back.jpg251,344(Re-release cassette inlay)
Mercs(ErbeSoftwareS.A.)_Front.jpg178,850(Re-release cassette inlay)
Mercs(Kixx).jpg61,777(Re-release cassette inlay)
Mercs_Poster.jpg638,523(Your Sinclair magazine poster)

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Magazine references
Computer & Video Games12.90page 9(News/Note) [full page]
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Computer & Video Games6.91page 18(Review) [full page]
New Computer Express6.91page 325(News/Note - Good Old Fashioned Fun)
Sinclair User6.91page 35(Review) [full page]
Your Sinclair6.91page 22(Preview) [full page]
Your Sinclair6.91page 42(Poster) [full page]
ACE7.91page 69(Review - not a Spectrum article) [full page]
Computer & Video Games7.91page 28(Feature - C&VG Challenge) [full page]
Your Sinclair7.91page 16(Review) [full page]
ACE11.91page 126(Review - not a Spectrum article) [full page]
ACE12.91page 120(Review - not a Spectrum article) [full page]
MicroHobby7.91page 30(Nuevo)[full page]

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