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The Power House
Grant Jaquest
1987
Arcade: Action
£1.99
English
ZX Spectrum 48K
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Graham Taylor
Chris Bourne

Ho Humm. The mega-garbage beings are on the rampage again (I think I must have been asleep the first time). It's loony budget software plot time again in Disposable Heroes, you play a sort of yellow bird on skis, and bounce around the brain-numbingly repetitive screens seeking out and destroying the garbage beings. Movement is largely by accident, since it is controlled - apart from left and right - only by a series of landing pads scattered around the screens. Hit a red one and you slow down, while others speed you up. Every so often you may get carried up and down between levels via chutes.

If you manage, after a bit of random bouncing, to find a deadly owl you get to take over his brain. This turns out to be a simple 'Simon' variant it's so easy to as to be laughable Graphics: uninteresting; gameplay: mostly dull, with occasional moments of near interest, sound: bizz, buzz, nee, nee, tapp. Don't think so really. Disposable.

Label: Power House
Author: Grant Jaquet
Price: £1.99
Memory: 48K/128K
Joystick: various
Reviewer: Graham Taylor

Label: Power House

3/10