Arkanoid: Revenge of Doh

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Arkanoid: Revenge of Doh
ArkanoidRevengeofDoh.jpg
European cover
Basic Information
Type(s)
Video Game
[[Taito]][[Category:Taito]]
[[Romstar]][[Category:Romstar]]
Breakout
Optical rotary, 1 Button;
keyboard, mouse and joystic on the PC version
Arcade Game, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Commodore Amiga, MSX, PC, ZX Spectrum and Apple IIGS
Main Credits
Yasumasa Sasabe and team
Awards | Changelog | Cheats | Codes | Codex
Compatibility | Covers | Credits | DLC | Help
Localization | Manifest | Modding | Patches
Ratings | Reviews | Screenshots | Soundtrack
Videos | Walkthrough

Arkanoid - Revenge of Doh (a.k.a Arkanoid 2) is an arcade game released by Taito in 1987 as a sequel to Arkanoid.

Description[edit | edit source]

The mysterious enemy known as DOH has returned to seek vengeance on the Vaus space vessel. The player must once again take control of the Vaus (paddle) and overcome many challenges in order to destroy DOH once and for all. Revenge of Doh sees the player battle through 34 rounds, taken from a grand total of 64.

New features[edit | edit source]

Gameplay as seen in the Arcade version of the game.

Revenge of Doh differs from its predecessor with the introduction of "Warp Gates". Upon completion of a level or when the Break ('B') pill is caught, two gates appear at the bottom of the play area, on either side. The player can choose to go through either one of the gates - the choice will affect which version of the next level is provided. The fire-button is only used when the Laser ('L') or Catch ('C') pill is caught.

The game also featured two new features for bricks. Notched silver bricks, like normal silver bricks, take several hits to destroy. However, after a short period of time after destruction, they regenerate at full strength. Fortunately, clearing a level does not require that any notched bricks be destroyed. Also, some bricks move from side to side as long as their left and/or right sides are not obstructed by other bricks.

The US version features an entirely different layout for Level 1 that feature an entire line of notched bricks, with all colored bricks above it moving from side to side.

The game features a mini-boss in the form of a giant brain, which will help you practice for DOH.

Home versions of Revenge of DOH also featured a level editor, where players could create their own levels or edit and replace existing levels, with the exception of two levels: the mini-boss and DOH.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Zack Hample holds the official world record for this game with 3,120,570 points.[1]

Series[edit | edit source]

  1. Arkanoid (1986)
  2. Arkanoid: Revenge of Doh (1987)
  3. Arkanoid: Doh it Again (1997, Nintendo Super NES)
  4. Arkanoid Returns (1997)
  5. Arkanoid DS (2007)

References[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]

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