Abandonware DOS title

Xenon

Xenon, released in 1988, was a vertically scrolling shoot 'em up video game developed by The Bitmap Brothers. Xenon was initially released for the Commodore 64, and later, it was ported to other platforms, including DOS, the ZX Spectrum and Amiga.
In Xenon, players control a futuristic tank-like craft and navigate through levels filled with enemy vehicles and obstacles. The gameplay involves shooting enemies, avoiding enemy fire, and collecting power-ups to enhance the player's abilities.
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Main executable game file: xenon/XENON.EXE.

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Xenon review

ACE Magazine (1988): "The Bitmap Bros have managed to strike that fine balance between frustration and addiction, and have produced a wonderful game. It's just a shame all this sort of thing has been seen and done before. The sound is superb, the graphics are wonderful, and the gameplay is terrific. Xenon must be one of the best coin-up conversions to appear on the Amiga (not surprising considering the actual coin-up version is based around Amiga boards). A very competent albeit unoriginal game."

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Additional info about Xenon

Status: abandonware
Input: keyboard, joystick
Distributed on: 5,25 floppy disk
Also published for: ZX Spectrum, MSX. Amstrad CPC, Amiga, Atari ST, C64
Abandonware DOS views: 10513
Series: Xenon is part of the Xenon series.

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