Your Sinclair


Five Star Games 2

Author: Marcus Berkmann
Publisher: Beau Jolly
Machine: Spectrum 48K/128K/+2/+3

 
Published in Your Sinclair #19

Five Star Games 2

A really spanking collection, every game a megagame.

Dandy was Electric Dreams' quick-off-the-mark attack on the Gauntlet craze and, although it hasn't quite the appeal of some of the later variants, it's still a highly skilled shoot-'em-up with excellent graphics.

Cauldron II was a platformer with an original slant - still one of Palace's very best. Quazatron was another Hewson winner - Marble Madness mixed with Paradroid, if you get my drift.

And with Alien Highway, Vortex's superfast reworking of Highway Encounter, and Piranha's Strike Force Cobra, a very complex 3D combat game that kept Phil glued to his screen last autumn, it all adds up to a compilation of the highest calibre. Get It!

Marcus Berkmann

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