THE BETTER LETTER FROM AMERICA **
not content with last month's news from abroad, JULIAN
(nowhere else is good enough) RIGNALL is continuing
in his search for foreign gold. This month he's tracked
down quite a few arcade conversions along with some
new original stuff, for original-stuff fans.
CERTAINLY looks like the arcade conversion fans'll
be catered for in a big way in the not-too-distant future.
Talking of coin-op conversions, Datasoft are
soon to release Elevator Action which is a cross
between Gumshoe and Impossible Mission.
Also on their way are 'several others'.
have been busy and are soon to release Two on
Two Sports which allows two players to team up against
computer opponents in beach versions of volleyball,
American football, soccer and baseball. If you can't
find a friend then the computer will supply one! Also
from Epyx comes Moreta: Dragon-Lady of Pern,
the sequel to the award-winning Drangonriders of
Pern, and follows the same sort of successful format.
A struggle for Global domination is the awesome scenario
of Empire as you command land, sea and air forces
in an attempt to control the world.
games from Epyx are Barbie, a game based around
the exploits of the famous globetrotting doll. Speech
plays an important part in the game, especially when
her boyfriend rings! Hot Wheels is the aptly
named game allowing you to make, break and race your
own cars. Once you have built your own car you can choose
to race it against a friend's.
this space, they'll be here first . . . By the way,
please DON'T go ringing me up to ask from where and
when they'll be available. Be patient, you lot will
be the first to know.