Pneumatic Hammers (Firebird) Review | Amstrad Action - Everygamegoing

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Pneumatic Hammers
By Firebird
Amstrad CPC464/664/6128

Published in Amstrad Action #22

Pneumatic Hammers

Interesting game where you have to search for gold nuggets to make a handle to switch off a power plant. Something has been lost in conversion, though. It needs either better instructions or re-working.


Graphics 46%
P. Screens are composed of simple, chunky graphics.

Sonics 16%
N. Hammers will give you a headache.

Grab Factor 28%
P. Good idea for a game, initially intriguing.
N. Inadequate instructions make things confusing.

Staying Power 30%
P. Difficult task to complete.
N. Hammers make annoying gameplay as well as headaches.

Overall 28%
Nice idea - but it doesn't work.

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