Young rebellious Buzz and his old ant-expert professor Doc have seven days to try to find a way to stop the invasion of hyper-intelligent mind-controlling mutated ants led by monstrous AntMind on their small desert town and save the world.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Randy Polk Randy Polk ... Lud
Hugh Dane ... Clay
Harry Fraiser Harry Fraiser ... Doc
Mark Korman Mark Korman ... Sonny
Lena Pousette ... Marina
Raquel Gardner ... Prissy
Gary Ballard ... Dad
Deka Beaudine ... Mom
Duke Valenti ... Man O Steel
David Workman David Workman ... Carl
Phil Diskin Phil Diskin ... Foundry Supervisor
Robert Miano ... Sheriff
Musetta Vander ... Fantasy Girl
Christine Mason Christine Mason ... Nicole
Michelle Pauley Michelle Pauley ... Linda


Young bike-riding rebel Buzz visits his friend, old professor Doc, who's obsessed with ants. While looking at Doc's latest gadgets they discover some unusual ant and radioactive activity in the vicinity of their small desert town where minor atomic hazards sometimes occur. When townsfolk, including Buzz's stepparents, begin acting as if possessed, it's time for action. A mysterious friendly sax player offers Buzz (the player) a choice between gaining knowledge, strength or a girlfriend. Once the choice is made, Buzz is sent by Doc on various exploratory and combat missions which are presented as short playable side-scrolling shooting levels where Buzz must defeat various mutated and mind-controlled minions of AntMind. Between missions, he visits the local townsfolk who are becoming more and more unhinged and ant-like. AntMind often taunts Buzz and forces him to defend some of these characters in shooting gallery levels, where she sends flesh-eating ants to storm a possessed ... Written by Anonymous

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31 December 1992 (USA) See more »

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