Amstrad Action


The Sydney Affair

Author: Bob Wade
Publisher: Infogrames
Machine: Amstrad CPC464

 
Published in Amstrad Action #20

The Sydney Affair

This is the follow-up to The Vera Cruz Affair and takes exactly the same format You investigate the scene of a murder for evidence and then use the police computer to try to find the culprit. Has the same depth and detail but also the same annoyingly unintelligent keyboard responses when you get something wrong!

Verdict

Graphics 64%
P. Excellent opening titles and scenes.
P. Well-organised menus and computer faces.

Sonics 10%
N. A gunshot and little else.

The Sydney Affair

Grab Factor 50%
P. The investigation will hook you.
N. But text input problems are annoying.

Staying Power 68%
P. A complicated, interesting investigation.
N. Rewarding if you persevere.

Overall 62%
P. Good buy for fans of Vera Cruz.

Bob Wade

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