Vindicators (The Hit Squad) Review | Sinclair User - Everygamegoing

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By The Hit Squad
Spectrum 48K/128K/+2/+3

Published in Sinclair User #115


Aliens of the Tangent Empire are invading Earth! Annoyed at being lumped in with the Sines (and even worse, the Cosines), the Tangents are wreaking havoc throughout the world and have established 14 space stations and guess who has to triangulate in on all the action.

You have the unenviable task of pushing this alien scum back to where they came from. The lads and lasses in the SR-88 Battte Tanks - the hardest, toughest machines in existence. They must destroy each of the 14 space stations, along with any other alien craft along the way.

Vindicators is a one or two-player game in which the task is, enjoyably enough, to eradicate everything you come across. The graphics are top-notch, with everything easily identifiable on the screen. It's those little graphical touches that make this work, and the sonic side of things isn't shoddy either.


If blasting's your thang, give this a bang. For less than the price of a book, you really can't go wrong with this - a simple idea executed in a high quality fashion.

Destroying things is my idea of a good time (you should see my desk), so Vindicators is just the ticket. It may not hold your interest forever, but whilst it does you'll have a hoot.

Label: Hit Squad Memory: 48K/128K Price: £3.99 Tape, N/A Disk Reviewer: Matt Regan

Overall Summary

If you can manage to pull yourself away from the amazing SWIV, your effort will be Vindicated. Graphics work very well and the sound put you right in the driving seat.

Matt Regan

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