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Virus is an abandoned science fiction shooter game, released in 1988. Virus runs on DOS. It's available for download. Virus is also part of the Virus series.

Also known as: Zarch
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Trouble running this game? Check out the F.A.Q.

Main executable file (run this to play the game): virus/virusega.exe


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Additional info

Input: joystick, keyboard, mouse

Also published for: Acorn 32-bit, Amiga, Atari ST, ZX Spectrum

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  • MarkTheMorose - 30/06/2018 11:45
    To clarify solleali's comment, the original version of Zarch was a demonstration released with the first Acorn Archimedes home computer, the successor to the BBC Micro in Britain. Firebird picked up the rights to publish it on other systems, and it arrived, renamed to Virus, on the Atari ST, Commodore Amiga, and PC. Control can be tricky at first, but a quick guide in the popular games magazine The One helped me greatly, and it became a favourite game of mine.
  • solleali - 09/12/2015 08:15
    solle loved acorn archimedes
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