Zone Raiders

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Zone Raiders
Zone Raiders EU Cover.jpg
EU Cover art
Developer(s)Image Space Incorporated
Publisher(s)Virgin Interactive Entertainment
Platform(s)DOS, Macintosh
Release
  • NA: November 30, 1995
Genre(s)Vehicular Combat, Simulation
Mode(s)Single-player, network multiplayer

Zone Raiders is a futuristic vehicular combat video game for MS-DOS and Macintosh focused around hovercars. Developed by Image Space Incorporated and published by Virgin Interactive, it was released in North America in 1995. The music in the game was created by the band CONTAGIAN, of which some of the Virgin Studios Audio Department were members.[1]

Digital re-release[edit]

The game was re-released digitally as a DRM-Free exclusive on ZOOM-Platform.com through a partnership between Image Space Incorporated and the Jordan Freeman Group.[2]

Reception[edit]

A reviewer for Next Generation applauded the game as "that rarest of animals - a first-person racer that truly conveys a sense of speed." He also praised the variety of weapons, innovative power-ups, secret passageways to discover, and four-player networked play. He scored it four out of five stars.[3] The game was listed as a "ZOOM DRM-Free Exclusive" among the Bestsellers.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ZoneRaiders README text file distributed with the game.
  2. ^ a b "Zone Raiders - Zoom Platform". Retrieved October 18, 2017.
  3. ^ "Zone Raiders". Next Generation. No. 16. Imagine Media. April 1996. pp. 97–98.

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