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Everygamegoing Reviews

As well as "classic" reviews from the magazines of yesteryear, Everygamegoing includes original reviews. At the moment, all reviews on the Everygamegoing site are written by Dave E, who writes the Retro Round Up for Micro Mart, and used to run the Electron User Group. The following list shows all of the games Dave E has reviewed. Click the title of the article to go directly to it.

Manic Pietro (Matra)



Games Featured:
Manic Pietro
(Spectrum 128K, Matra)

Published in EGG #003: Spectrum (2017-04-17)

Survival ZX (Matra)

And the prize for worst survival horror game of all time goes to...

Games Featured:
Survival ZX
(Spectrum 128K, Matra)

Published in EGG #003: Spectrum (2017-04-17)

Dead Zone (Matra)

Is that it?

Games Featured:
Dead Zone
(Spectrum 48K/128K/+2/+3, Matra)

Published in EGG #003: Spectrum (2017-04-17)

Aliens: Neoplasma (Sanchez)

We're a bit late to this party, but Aliens: Neoplasma has certainly been giving a few Spectrum owners the chills as of late. Dave E checks out a platform game that's simply oozing atmosphere...

Games Featured:
Aliens: Neoplasma
(Spectrum 128K, SaNchez)

Published in EGG #003: Spectrum (2017-04-17)

Misifu (Matra)

Is it a cat or a catastrophe? Matra's new furry hero Misifu is under Dave E's microscope...

Games Featured:
Misifu La Gatita
(Spectrum 48K/128K/+2/+3, Matra)

Published in EGG #003: Spectrum (2017-04-17)

Halloween (Silverbird)

Scandi band Aqua once sang "Halloween... In the dead of the night, hear me scream!" Perhaps they'd just loaded up a very boring Spectrum platformer...

Games Featured:
Halloween
(Spectrum 48K/128K/+2, Silverbird)

Published in EGG #003: Spectrum (2017-04-17)

Robots Rumble (Majikeyric)

The new puzzler makes it to the Commodore 64 with a soundtrack from Michael Jackson... but Dave E finds it's no thriller.

Games Featured:
Robots Rumble
(Commodore 64/128, Majikeyric)

Published in EGG #014: Commodore 64 (2018-08-26)

Droid Buster (Matra)

Dave E busts the myth that all new homebrew should be physically released.

Games Featured:
Droid Buster
(Spectrum 48K/128K/+2/+3, Matra)

Published in EGG #003: Spectrum (2017-04-17)

Frantic Freddie (Oziphantom)

A sequel more than thirty years after the original... but it's as addictive as ever.

Games Featured:
Frantic Freddie II
(Commodore 64/128, Oziphantom)

Published in EGG #014: Commodore 64 (2018-08-26)

Phantomas 2.0 (Matra)

A reimagining of the Spanish classic is given the once-over by Dave E

Games Featured:
Phantomas 2.0
(Amstrad CPC464/664, Matra)

Published in EGG #004: Amstrad (2017-04-17)

Being Left Is Not Right (Matra)

Matra is looking to the stars for new game concepts, but Dave E definitely doesn't think Being Left Is Not Right is one of them.

Games Featured:
Being Left Is Not Right
(Spectrum 48K/128K/+2/+3, Matra)

Published in EGG #003: Spectrum (2017-04-17)

Benny Hill's Madcap Chase 2019 (Highriser)

The 1985 original is upgraded with the famous background music. Dave E concludes it doesn't make much of a difference.

Games Featured:
Benny Hill's Madcap Chase 2019
(Spectrum 128K, Highriser)

Published in EGG #003: Spectrum (2017-04-17)

Stryker's Run: M128 Version (Superior/Acornsoft)

Dave E looks at the first Superior/Acornsoft game that was enhanced for Acornsoft's new BBC Master 128.

Games Featured:
Stryker's Run
(BBC B/B+/Master 128, Superior/Acornsoft)
Stryker's Run
(BBC B/B+/Master 128, Superior/Acornsoft)

Published in EGG #008: BBC Micro (2017-04-17)

Popeye (Gabriele Amore)

There are good conversions of arcade coin-ops, there are bad conversions of arcade coin-ops, and then there's this, something that's in a league of its own.

Games Featured:
Popeye
(Spectrum 48K/128K, Gabriele Amore)

Published in EGG #003: Spectrum (2017-04-17)

Popeye (Beamrider)



Games Featured:
Popeye
(Commodore Vic 20, Beamrider)

Published in EGG #015: Vic 20 (2018-08-26)

Tourmaline (RetroSouls)

A brilliant new take on the BoulderDash format.

Games Featured:
Tourmaline
(Spectrum 48K/128K/+2/+3, RetroSouls)
Tourmaline
(Spectrum 48K/128K/+2/+3, Bum Fun)

Published in EGG #003: Spectrum (2017-04-17)

Palace Of Magic 2016 (Everygamegoing)

Some ten years in the making, Palace Of Magic 2016 is the full BBC Micro version of the game on the Acorn Electron.

Games Featured:
Palace Of Magic 2016
(Acorn Electron, Every Game Going)

Published in EGG #013: Acorn Electron (2018-08-26)

Jewel Warehouse (Ego-trip)

A fresh, colourful, standard platformer for the Amstrad CPC left Dave E with little to criticise.

Games Featured:
Jewel Warehouse
(Amstrad CPC464, Ego-trip)
Jewel Warehouse
(Amstrad CPC464, Ego-trip)

Published in EGG #004: Amstrad (2017-04-17)

Gluf (Retrosouls)

Dave E checks out a new game from Retrosouls

Games Featured:
Gluf
(Spectrum 48K/128K/+2/+3, RetroSouls)

Published in EGG #003: Spectrum (2017-04-17)

Thimbleweed Park (Limited Run/Lucasfilm)

Lucasarts, kings of the point and click adventure, are back with Thimbleweed Park. But from a promising start, Dave E grew slowly more despondent as he played it...

Games Featured:
Thimbleweed Park
(PlayStation 4, Limited Run Games)

Published in EGG #009: PlayStation 4 (2017-04-17)
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