Zoids: The Battle Begins

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Zoids - The Battle Begins
Zoids: The Battle Begins
Publisher(s) Martech
Platform(s) Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, MSX
Release 1986
Genre(s) Shoot 'em up
Mode(s) Single-player

Zoids: The Battle Begins is a 1986 battle simulation developed and released in Europe for the ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, MSX and C64 personal computers by Martech, licensed by the Zoids toy manufacturer Tomy.


Players control a human who has fused with a machine known as a Spiderzoid; this human has been tasked with reclaiming the six parts of a large machine named Zoidzilla. These parts have been captured by the enemy Red Zoids, each part reclaimed will boost the power of the player's Spiderzoid.[1]


Review scores
Publication Score
CVG 31/40[5]
Crash 96%[3]
Sinclair User 4/5 stars[4]
Your Sinclair 30%[2]
Zzap!64 96%[7]
Computer Gamer 17/20[6]
Publication Award
Zzap!64 Gold Medal
Crash Crash Smash

The game was well received by most magazines.


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