& Reviewed by Neil Collins
Raid 2000 is a simple shoot-em-up by Mirrorsoft.
It's played from an aerial viewpoint where you can fly
your spaceship in all directions over various
game begins with a map of the world which shows you
where the alien occupied zones are. You have to conquer
these zones as soon as you can by taking out the enemy
power stations, and then beating the motherships to
progress to harder levels. You need to keep the aliens
away from your base too or the game is over. It's quite
tough with repetitive action so most gamers would cast
this game aside long before getting anywhere near the
Graphically it's pretty
average and it doesn't play very smoothly with a
sometimes awkward control method.
me a while to get used to this game and to be honest it
wasn't really worth the time I put it. It's not a bad
idea for a game, and it starts with some promise but
unfortunately this is one shooter I will soon forget.
HOW WAS IT COMPLETED?:
I poked the code to give myself infinite energy.
SO WHAT HAPPENS?:
Once you have reached the hardest wave of aliens and
beaten the mothership for the last time, a text message
appears on the panel at the bottom of the screen. The
message reads 'MOTHERSHIP DESTROYED. THE XANTHIOS
HAVE BEEN DEFEATED. WELL DONE'. Once you press the
fire button, the game returns to the title screen.