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Overkill

Overkill
GenreAction Shooter
DeveloperTech-Noir
PublisherEpic MegaGames
Released1992
Rating
Graphics:7.0
Sound:7.0
Gameplay:8.0
Overall:7.0
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Overkill is a vertical-scrolling shoot 'em up game originally released in 1992 for the PC (MS-DOS) as a shareware by Tech-Noir and published by Epic Megagames and Precision Software Publishing.
 
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OverkillSTORY / GAMEPLAY
Your task is simple: Shoot down swarms of aliens that terrorize the star system and liberate six planets they enslaved. There is a a variety of weapon upgrades available during your battles as well as several shield bars that protect your ship before they deplete and lose a life. Overkill is a difficult game to play as you must pass through narrow spaces while shooting at the enemy alien forces but, overall, this is a pretty much addictive shooter, similar Bitmap Brothers' Xenon 2.

GRAPHICS / SOUND
The game's visuals are good for its time, supporting EGA and CGA modes only . The backgrounds are nicely detailed while the sprites move smooth and fast on-screen. Overkill's sound is also good when an AdLib or a SoundBlaster is available, offering several in-game tunes and sound effects as well as a catchy main menu tune!
 
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PC (ms-dos based)

PC (ms-dos based)CPU: Various processors from Intel,AMD, Cyrix, varying from 4.77Mhz (Intel 8088) to 200Mhz (Pentium MMX) and up to 1995 (available on this site)
MEMORY: 640Kb to 32MB RAM (typical up to 1996)
GRAPHICS: VGA standard palette has 256 colors and supports: 640x480 (16 colors or monochrome), 640x350 in 16 colors (EGA compatability mode), 320x200 (16 or 256 colors). Later models (SVGA) featured 18bit color palette (262,144-color) or 24bit (16Milion colors), various graphics chips supporting hardware acceleration mainly for 3D-based graphics routines.
SOUND: 8 to 16 bit sound cards: Ad-Lib featuring Yamaha YMF262 supporting FM synthesis and (OPL3) and 12-bit digital PCM stereo, Sound Blaster and compatibles supporting Dynamic Wavetable Synthesis, 16-bit CD-quality digital audio sampling, internal memory up to 4MB audio channels varying from 8 to 64! etc. Other notable sound hardware is the release of Gravis Ultrasound with outstanding features!
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The PC (ms-dos based) (default) color palette
CGA: 16-color palette (4 on-screen)
EGA: 64-color palette (16 on-screen)
VGA: 256-color palette (256 on-screen)
 
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