Moon Ranger 2021 - A rather nice version of Moon Patrol released for the ZX Spectrum 128k by Gabriele Amore

In 1982-1987, Irem with licensing by Williams released the fantastically enjoyable game of' ' Moon Patrol ' for the Arcade gaming community. A side-scrolling shooter that is widely credited for the introduction of parallax scrolling in side-scrolling video games, as you drove a buggy across a landscape, jumping over ditches and rocks while also shooting at enemies both above and in front made this such a great game to play.

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It was so popular in fact that many remember it on a multitude of home systems such as the Atari 800, 2600, Gameboy, Gameboy Advance, Dreamcast, Intellivision and an enhanced edition for the Atari XL/XE released last year called Moon Patrol Redux. So why are we mentioning this game you might ask? Well take a look at this excellent unofficial version of Moon Patrol on the ZX Spectrum; a newly titled Moon Ranger 2021 by Gabriele Amore, which in itself is a far better version of Moon Patrol sporting a better soundtrack, smoother framerates and is generally more pleasing on the eye.

Links :1) Forum via the ZX DEV Media Demakes Competition 2) Download (Fixed) (128k)

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