Purple Saturn Day

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Purple Saturn Day
Developer(s) ERE Informatique, Exxos
Publisher(s) Epyx
Designer(s) Rémi Herbulot
Programmer(s) Fabrice Decroix
Artist(s) Didier Bouchon
Composer(s) Stéphane Picq
Platform(s) Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, MS-DOS, ZX Spectrum
Release 1989
Genre(s) Sports game
Mode(s) Single-player

Purple Saturn Day is a space-themed Olympic sports game. It was created in 1989 by ERE Informatique and published by Epyx


The game features four non-existent sci-fi themed Olympic games, in the vein of Epyx games like Summer Games (1984). The four events are Ring Chase, Tronic Slider, Brain Bowler, and Time Jump. The events can be practiced on their own, or played one after another in tournament mode, where if the player wins they get to see the queen of the tournament do a short dance around a pole.

ST/Amiga Format magazine gave the game high praise, awarding it a review score of 98%, and included a demo of the game on the magazine's coverdisk.[1]


  1. ^ "Issue 8 : Games Reviewed" (8). ST/Amiga Format. 1989. Retrieved 14 January 2013. 

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