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DOS - 1994

Year 1994
Platform DOS
Released in United States
Genre Action
Theme SHMUP, Sci-Fi / Futuristic, Shooter
Developer Pixel Painters Corporation
Perspective Side view
Dosbox support Fully supported on 0.70
4.53 / 5 - 30 votes

Description of Xatax

Xatax is a side-scrolling shooter that doesn't add any revolutionary concept to the genre, but does what it does well: furious action, tons of power ups, endless waves of enemy ships, and well-designed levels.

A fun and harder-than-average shooter that bodes well for the fledling company.

Review By HOTUD

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Comments and reviews

Sum1 2023-10-16 0 point

These screenshots and level design look very similar to Stargunner (1996), albeit much more primitive. Did 3D Realms rip off Pixel Painters?

mymoon 2023-04-23 0 point

this game is nice and simple i like this kind

alnesr almokatel 2022-10-06 0 point

i like this game very much

Dave's Here, Man 2020-09-10 0 point

@Oldschooler - You must have an old download or one from another site, I just grabbed the file available here and can access episodes 2 and 3 from the getgo on my laptop.

oldschooler 2020-05-09 1 point

How do you unlock the next two episodes if you're playing on a laptop? I've finished ep1 but can't seem to proceed with ep2

Shiffo 2019-09-27 0 point

excellent, thanks a lot

Tommy 2016-09-01 1 point

I just finished this game. Xatax consists of three episodes. The first episode is too easy. The second episode is a decent challenge. The third episode is a Nintendo hard bullet hell that requires frequent save game reloading. Unfortunately, the ending sucks - just two lines of text, after all that hard work clearing episode three. I was disappointed that the story given in the intro was not continued.

deep 2015-12-03 0 point

excellent game with less memory.

Yasin abdo 2015-07-03 0 point DOS version

Fantastic game

Abiku 2015-03-19 0 point DOS version

Wow! Good old times' game. I played xatax lot of times, enjoying music and graphics. Later, when I see Descent 3D, I say "this guy owes a lot to xatax".

flowra 2014-12-17 0 point DOS version

interesting game

Welloby 2014-08-02 0 point DOS version

These Pixel Painters games all have great music and graphics

mona emem 2014-05-07 0 point DOS version

Nice game

Shaman Bird 2014-02-12 -2 points DOS version

how do you operate it ?
no file opens

fg 2014-02-12 0 point DOS version

i like xatax

vicky 2013-10-18 0 point DOS version

i played the game when i was in 8th class

mizzzo 2011-10-24 1 point DOS version

I want to watch this game for ages so thank you a lot

king 2011-10-04 0 point DOS version

this is very fun game for kids

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