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DOS - 1996

Alt names XS: Shield Up, Fight Back, XS: The Game that stalks back!
Year 1996
Platform DOS
Released in France, Spain, United Kingdom (1996)
United States (1997)
Genre Action
Theme Brutal Sports, Cyberpunk / Dark Sci-Fi, FPS, Fantasy, Shooter
Publisher SCi (Sales Curve Interactive) Ltd.
Developer SCi Games Ltd.
Perspective 1st-Person
4.45 / 5 - 20 votes

Description of XS

If you haven't played XS or want to try this action video game, download it now for free! Published in 1996 by SCi (Sales Curve Interactive) Ltd., XS is still a popular cyberpunk / dark sci-fi title amongst retrogamers, with a whopping 4.4/5 rating.

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Comments and reviews

JoshL 2023-05-17 1 point

what button do I press to start the game, I'm just watching the intro credits over and over not knowing wtf to do

Crossman 2023-02-01 -4 points

And unfortunately this hack was hacked to only work on computers, not on an android or anything else that's not a computer, since everything else works under my emulator and recognizes its location as c: except for this hack of a game.
I'll just have fun with my Quake game which occupies less space on my device and not this hack of a game that occupies much more space and it's not even worth the download :-D

Crossman 2023-02-01 -1 point

Correction, "V"...
Quake was released on June 22, 1996,by the famous "id software",
who created the engine that made the games that followed a legend, you know, the ones that paved the way for whatever it is you're enjoying now...
Whereas this game was released 6 months later by SCI, who I never even heard of, on December 31 of the same year.

V. 2022-02-26 2 points

I played this game tons of hours, localized in italian. It was the first time i had to aim with the mouse, it was clunky and not polished, but pionnered a concept later popular with Quake 3 and Unreal Tournament. What makes this game unique it's his survival nature, without ways of replenish health and lot other fun features (just one: the player can set explosive cameras and stay hidden somewhere, activate that camera and whait for an enemy to pass by and explode it in his face, lol). i always praised it in italian forums but, really, nobody played it.

reverendryu 2022-01-26 0 point

I bought this from a bargain bin in Beatties back in the 90s, and asides from the awesome cutscenes every single character had, it was *awful*. And that was then! This is now, and my opinion still hasn't changed!

2021 2021-10-04 0 point

Dios santo, he intentado de todo, no quiere instalarse en ningun directorio! Use dosBox, las soluciones de Windows y llege aqui! Dios, soy nuevo en esto y ya aorendi como llegar al instalador del juego y abrirlo

westcoastROBOCOP 2021-01-17 2 points

Installed in C:\xs\ works fine

mocos 2020-05-18 0 point

remember getting this one for $4 back in the early 2000s and remember thinking... this is quake3 before quake3. it was just... meh. interesting though, but meh.

Medieval Nerd 2017-09-21 3 points

This game works. But strangely enough you absolutely need to have it installed in the following path c:\XS\

If you have it in any subfolder, or other directory you will get errors when trying to launch it.

josh j 2017-04-14 -5 points

this was a bigger flop than et.. the game or ghostbusterettes the movie!
kinda wish I had the 9 bucks back i paid from bargain bin.
ok idea terrible realization and about 4 years late.

poormanisme 2016-01-28 0 point

this is NOT WORKING, tried it with dosbox but it seems
like it's one of those HACKED BY SOMEONE games, hacked
by someone called hybrid so it seems it is in fact NOT an abandonware
game....what a shame.

ElGbayRGX 2014-08-10 0 point DOS version

I never seen this one before but i will try it !!!!!!!!! = )

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