C&VG


Dark Force

Author: Julian Rignall
Publisher: Ocean
Machine: Amstrad/Spectrum

 
Published in Computer & Video Games #97

Contents

  1. Last Ninja II
  2. Dark Side
  3. Batman
  4. R-Type

Spectrum

Containing a mixture of shooting, adventuring and fighting. Dark Force is a powerful package of high quality games. Last Ninja II is great, R-Type is one of the best ever Spectrum shoot-'em-ups, Batman (Again, not the game of the film) is brill and Dark Side is an engrossing and atmospheric 3D arcade adventure. 84%

Amstrad

R-Type is a bit wobbly on the Amstrad but Dark Side, Batman and Last Ninja II are all great, making this a good value for money compilation which will keep you glued to your Amstrad. 81%

C64

A great compilation, let down only by the slow and rather cumbersome Dark Side. There's hours and hours of play in this one. 81%

Julian Rignall

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