View Full Version : Xenon...who remembers it? :O
Was looking for a similar game like that for PC just to kill some time..and i was like..hey i remember xenon2...googled it..downloaded it..ran in VGA mode...and man it brought back some good times lol.
Anyone know any recent more modern pc versions similar to that style of gameplay?
Xenon 2000 :O?
GODS too ><
04-22-08, 07:56 PM
Yeah I played Xenon 1 & 2 on Amiga 500, loved it. :D
04-23-08, 01:42 AM
I remember Xenon 2 on my good old Amstrad PC 1512, it was slow as hell in CGA 4 color mode, but I enjoyed it a lot. After I upgraded that PC I tried the game again in VGA and I was shocked. The sound was awful, I remember it had a complex music through the PC speaker, I don't think it supported AdLib or SoundBlaster (when Creative Labs was a nice company)
04-23-08, 02:12 AM
Friend of mine was badly hooked on Xenon2 on Amiga, i was more into R-Type.
Dont know of any recent xenon type shootemups on pc, but Tyrian 2k I still play in Dosbox :)
Open Tyrian is also in the works, a port of the old dos game. Should be perfect for you
04-23-08, 02:45 AM
Jets'n'Guns is vertical, but got the same old Amiga feel to it.
04-23-08, 02:57 AM
Every time I see "Xenon" I'm reminded of that Disney Channel movie...
Was sick today ><.
Played GODS/Xenon2 and finished it lol...some good times they brought back. I really enjoyed GODS :O
04-23-08, 05:32 AM
Great game Gods, one of the first with digitalized music, I remember it
04-23-08, 05:52 AM
(i remember xenon 1 more than 2 as 1 came with the atari stfm i had i really enjoyed it)
I never played 1, i actually played 2, and on PC..finished it as well...spend hours and hours learning the patterns/etc lol...was one hell of a hard game that was. Same with Gods...
04-23-08, 11:11 AM
i played the amiga version of xenon 2. the music, which i think was by bomb the bass (could be wrong) was amazing.
the ending was pretty cool with the tv being switched off! (in the game ofcourse -and remember this was long time ago when outro's werent all the rage, case in example would be eye of the beholder I, where in the end u get a lousy test screen. EOB II however had a much much better ending!)
Dont like platformers too much thus didnt play too much of GODS
there was also a bitmap brothers game with a Betty boo song (doing the do, by betty boo i think). anyone here remember what it was called?
I played GODS also on the PC as well. Didn't have soundcard back then either...pc speaker lol -.-
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