Krakout (Spectrum 48K) -
Krakout (1987) (Spectrum 48K, Cassette) United Kingdom

Cover Art Language(s): English

Machine Compatibility: Spectrum 48K, Spectrum 128K

Release: Professionally released On Cassette

Available For:
Amstrad CPC464, BBC Model B, Commodore 64/128, Spectrum 48K/128K/+2 & ZX Vega

Compatible Emulators: ZXSpin (PC (Windows))
Nutria (PC (MS-DOS))

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Game Information

Original Release Date: 1st Jun 1987
Original Release Price: £7.99
Market Valuation: £2.50 (How Is This Calculated?)
Weight Boxed: 64g
Box Type: Cassette Single Plastic Clear
Author(s): Andy Green, Ben Daglish, Greg A. Holmes, Terry Lloyd, Marco Duroe & Bob Toone  

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What They Said

"A fascinating game that you will come back to time and time again." (Read Full Review)
... Computer Gamer
"Severely lacking in addictive qualities - the layout of the screens is unimaginative and boredom soon sets in." (Read Full Review)
... Crash
"The graphics are all right, the sound isn't too bad and the options on bat and ball speed are a nice touch - but they don't help the overall feel." (Read Full Review)
... Crash
"Excellent Breakout-style game." (Read Full Review)
... Sinclair User
"Nice version of a ridiculously old game. Definitely in second after Arkanoid but if you can handle the odd angle, it's better." (Read Full Review)
... Sinclair User
"If Krakout were the only game of this type on the market, I'm sure the flags and bunting would now be out. But it's second and very much second best after Arkanoid." (Read Full Review)
... Your Sinclair
"The graphics are a little basic, but it's eminently playable, and if you want some more bricks to batter, you could do far worse." (Read Full Review)
... Your Sinclair
"The graphics are very bright, you can vary the speed of the game and there are 100 screens worth of assorted bricks to batter, but in the final analysis it lacks an enduring addictive quality." (Read Full Review)
... ZX Computing

Critic Score

63%based on 8 review(s)

Audience Score

94%based on 16 vote(s)
Cover Art

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A digital version of Krakout suitable for ZXSpin (PC (Windows)), Nutria (PC (MS-DOS))

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Krakout is Item ID 17442 in our database. Last modified on Tuesday 23rd June 2020 at 10:11:34 PM.

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