Sinclair User


Spawn Of Evil

Author:
Publisher: DK Tronics
Machine: Spectrum 16K

 
Published in Sinclair User #17

Spawn Of Evil

CRACKING THE EGG IS NO JOKE

WHEN YOU HEAR that the universe is being threatened by a giant Ectogenetic Galactic Gamate - EGG to all you intelligent people - you may decide to catch the next bus out of the Universe.

In Spawn of Evil, however, a new game for the 16K Spectrum, you decide to fight and promptly put your spaceship into attack mode. Your job is not only to destroy the EGG before it becomes indestructible but also to kill all the Pulsoids, Cycloids and Aliens which breed from it.

Spawn Of Evil

The software is in two parts and each part can be run independently.

Your spaceship glides through a 3D representation of outer space where waves of spawn dart across the screen. We found it extremely difficult to hit anything.

The controls of the spaceship can be changed to meet your requirements but the speed at which a change of direction is accomplished is so slow that we could not hold many pulsoids in our gun sites long enough w fire a user blast.

Despite the difficulty of getting used to, Spawn of Evil is a well-presented and graphically-impressive package. It can be obtained for £4.95 from dK'Tronics, Unit 2, Shire Hill Industrial Estate, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11 3AQ.

Other Spectrum 16K Game Reviews By


  • Battle 1917 Front Cover
    Battle 1917
  • Caverns Of Kontonia Front Cover
    Caverns Of Kontonia
  • Pimania Front Cover
    Pimania
  • Incredible Shrinking Fireman Front Cover
    Incredible Shrinking Fireman
  • Techno Cop Front Cover
    Techno Cop
  • Minder Front Cover
    Minder
  • Zone 00 Front Cover
    Zone 00
  • Sam Spade Front Cover
    Sam Spade
  • Spiky Harold Front Cover
    Spiky Harold
  • Battlecars Front Cover
    Battlecars