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Ocean Software Ltd
Paul Owens
Arcade: Platform
ZX Spectrum 48K

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Chris Bourne

Producer: Ocean, 48K £5.90
Author: Paul Owens
Ocean's Kong is a pleasing version too, with chunky graphics starting with Kong stomping up the screen and thumping the girders into position. The animation is good with fast and positive movement. Here, the objects tend to come tumbling down the ladders, whereas in the Blaby version the platforms are more broken up and barrels etc drop off the ends of the platforms. So it's a little unfair to make lining up the man on the ladders such a critical business. Features a hammer which can knock out a few barrels. Keyboard positions are okay. Joystick: Kempston, Generally good value but did we detect a tendency for the barrels to anticipate death? Five screens.