Commander Keen: Invasion of the Vorticons

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Commander Keen: Invasion of the Vorticons

DOS - 1991

Year 1991
Platform DOS
Released in United Kingdom (1991)
Worldwide (1998)
Genre Action
Theme Platform, Sci-Fi / Futuristic
Publisher Apogee Software, Ltd., Precision Software Applications
Developer id Software, Inc.
Perspective Side view
4.92 / 5 - 40 votes

Description of Commander Keen: Invasion of the Vorticons

The original adventures of 8 year old Billy Blaze, better known to the universe as intrepid explorer Commander Keen, defender of the Galaxy. In this, his first adventure, where he platforms his way across Mars to defeat the Vorticon invasion and save Earth!

This is a compilation of the first 3 episodes.

Lots of resources for the Keen series can be found on Beyond the Pogo.

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Captures and Snapshots

Comments and reviews

EldritchNexus 2021-02-13 1 point

But then again...that kid usually has noble intentions. I'd hate for this site to get in trouble for it. And it's not that expensive on GOG either.

EldritchNexus 2021-02-11 0 point


You're like that kid that always reminds the teacher to dish out homework to the class.

WaitDeleteThis 2021-02-11 0 point

This game is a compilation of episodes 1-3 so I'm pretty sure its illegal to keep it up for download?

Mark B. 2020-01-05 -1 point

Downloaded and couldn't get past the hint sheet. Not sure if game works.

Don 2018-10-26 -1 point


kiwi 2018-10-05 -1 point

It used to work but the controls don't anymore. For some reason, keen can only go left.

Guy Fawkes 2017-08-08 1 point

Just to fix some confusion, this is actually just a compilation of Episodes 1-3.

awmawmkingdomjr 2017-03-09 1 point

it is so intresting wow

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