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Virus for Windows

By TameStorm GamesTrial versionUser Rating

Key Details of Virus

  • Breed viruses and capture computer nets faster than your opponents.
  • Last updated on August 24, 2015
  • There have been 3 updates
  • Virus scan status:

    Clean (it's extremely likely that this software program is clean)


Editors' Review

Download.com staff
Poor graphics and no multiplayer options are really the only shortfalls of this surprisingly entertaining "viral" game. You gather groups of colored dots, representing a host of different nasty computer viruses, in order to wrest control of a network from an AI gone awry. To build up your viral army, you monitor your virus population as it grows, creating new groups as your main colony reaches its critical mass. Once you're armed, so to speak, you move your "cloud" over to the enemy side--whoever has the most dots wins. Virus isn't the most intuitive game, but it's easy to learn by reading the handy and brief help file, which all but walks you through the first level of game play. Background music helps liven up the action. While the design quality hardly justifies the $14.95 price tag, the trial levels of Virus may entertain mad computer scientists looking for some cheap thrills.

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Full Specifications

GENERAL
Release
August 10, 2005
Latest update
August 24, 2015
Version
1.2
OPERATING SYSTEMS
Platform
Windows
Operating System
Windows ME, Windows 2000, Windows 10, Windows NT, Windows XP, Windows 98
Additional Requirements
Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003 Server
POPULARITY
Total Downloads
26,462
Downloads Last Week
2

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Developer's Description

Breed viruses and capture computer nets faster than your opponents.
After unsuccessful experiment of the military AI control has been lost. To obviate the results there has been determined to annihilate AI with viruses. Nevertheless, endless attempts have failed. AI has learned to take control of viruses and in that way has become increasingly mightier. Nothing has been left but to create a virus, a man will take under his control. Your aim is to resist AI by means of viruses. Version 1.2 includes added difficulty levels.