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Meteoroids
By Softek
Spectrum 16K

 
Published in Home Computing Weekly #5

When a game is advertised as offering Arcade Action, comparisons are bound to be made with the arcade version, and the home computer version inevitably comes off worse.

Having said that, the action of this machine-code game is very smooth. With a total of eight commands at your disposal, the game itself is very playable, once you have got the hang of the controls.

I enjoyed the graphics display while the program was loading, though in contrast with it, the program itself seemed a bit flat. The spacecraft looked remarkably like a fly, and using my favourite command - hyperspace -

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