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ACE Software [1]
Arcade: Shoot-em-up
ZX Spectrum 48K
Multiple schemes (see individual downloads)

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Jonathan Davies
Chris Bourne

A re-released arcade conversion, this one. It originally came out at full price on one of The Edge's labels, I think, and now here it is on budget. Groan. It was one of those ones that surfaced just as everyone was reacting against the attribute problems that had been plaguing us for years and had started doing everything in monochrome. Things have changed since then, of course. Colour's back, and games like this look horribly snore-invoking.

Setting aside such prejudices and delving into the Inner workings of the program reveals... oh dear... jerky scrolling, confusing mishmashes of sprites, spluttery sound, just-too-slow movement... yeurch. If you want to you can pick up little Ps which improve your firepower, but I wasn't really taken by the idea.

If The Edge was hoping to make a few bob by flogging this to unsuspecting, impoverished readers, shame on them. Anyway, its plans have now been foiled, so ner.