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This issue was dated July 1988 and cost £1.30 (Vol 1. Iss 3.)

Action News[]

Game announcements:- Ring Wars, Bob Winner, Eddie Edwards' Super Ski, Chubby Gristle, Risk, Pandora, Falcon, Uninvited, Vixen, I Ludicrus, Better Dead Than Alien, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, Space Harrier, Thundercats, Starring Charlie Chaplin, Mindfighter

A visit to Argonaut to see Starglider 2

Features[]

ST Action Profile: Microdeal

Headlines

A feature on Headlines PR Ltd. A games PR company.

Reviews[]

Case for Conversion (Arcades)[]

Dead Angle - Seibu

Haunted Castle - Konami

Flight Sim Megatest[]

Game Title Publisher Graphics (%) Sound (%) Addict (%) Overall (%)
Gunship MicroProse 84 65 88 86
F-15 Strike Eagle MicroProse 53 50 68 64
Flight Simulator II SubLogic 81 65 82 81
Jump Jet Anco 44 50 51 49
Spitfire '40 Mirrorsoft 50 50 62 61
Strike Force Harrier Mirrorsoft 75 50 76 73
Super Huey Cosmi 59 55 72 69

Main Reviews[]

A1 rated games in bold

Game Title Publisher Reviewer(s) Gra (%) Gam (%) Sou (%) Ori (%) Add (%) Rat (%)
Impossible Mission II US Gold JS, NC, SM 79 - 57 70 76 77
The Flintstones Grandslam JS, SM 55 - 45 64 41 49
Knightmare Activision JS, NC, SM 61 - 43 65 30 48
Sundog: Frozen Legacy Mirrorsoft SJK, AM 65 75 - 65 75 70
Leatherneck Microdeal JS, NC, SM 60 - 67 57 53 62
Captain America Go! JS, SM 64 - 48 61 52 56
Masters of the Universe: The Movie Gremlin JS, SM 57 - 45 65 59 61
Stir Crazy Infogrames JS, SM 93 - 68 82 87 86
Bermuda Project Mirrorsoft SJK, AM 70 55 - 62 52 58
OutRun US Gold JS, SM, HG 86 - 68 76 91 84
Shadowgate Mirrorsoft SJK, AM 67 75 - 72 75 77
Road Wars Melbourne House JS, SM 79 - 30 74 62 62
Starquake Mandarin JS, SM 66 - 53 65 73 69
Goldrunner II Microdeal NC, SM 80 - 73 56 67 71
ST Wars Databyte - 50 - 50 40 40 43
Trantor: The Last Stormtrooper Go! - 31 - 35 30 30 36
Xor Atari NC, SM 59 - 48 79 77 73
Foundation's Waste Exocet NC, SM 61 - 73 49 52 59
North Star Gremlin - 50 - 50 40 30 42
Rolling Thunder US Gold - 50 - 50 40 55 55
Stock Market Tynesoft NC, SM 36 - 15 77 63 70

Giving the Game Away[]

Livingstone, I Presume, Crystal Castles, The Bard's Tale, The Karate Kid: Part II, International Karate, Goldrunner, Obliterator, Return to Genesis, Carrier Command & Star Wars

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