Katakis

a.k.a. Denaris

created and published by Rainbow Arts in 1988, running on Commodore 64
type: shooter
genre: Science Fiction
perspective: side view
player options: single player, shared-screen
languages: eng
4.4/5

Technical specs

display: raster

Editor note

Activision thought that the game beared a resemblance to their game R-Type and took legal action. Rainbow Arts agreed to change some graphical elements and renamed it Denaris. Many people believe this version is what the C64 version of R-Type should of been.
# 2013-09-21 10:16:34 - source

Authors / Staff

coding

Manfred Trenz (coder)

graphics

Andreas Escher (graphics)

audio

Chris Hülsbeck (music)

External reviews (9) - average: 84.7% - median: 87%

review sourcecountryissuedatescore   
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment)uk181989-03894/100089%
Aktueller Software Markt (ASM)de241988-099/1275%
Commodore Forceuk31993-0391/10091%
Commodore User 33-61uk601988-098/1080%
Commodore User 62-77uk661989-0387/10087%
Power Playde61988-0775/10075%
The Games Machineuk171989-0487/10087%
Tilt 39-113fr621989-0117/2085%
Zzap!uk421988-1093/10093%

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