All things considered, with the difficult nature of the conversion, Activision have done a sterling job in retaining all the original features - and the two player mode makes for a very neat conversion.
This may be a slightly disappointing game for those who played the arcade predecessor but quite an interesting romp for anybody new to the game. Don't be put off by the screen shots, it plays a whole lot better than it looks.
I can't help feeling that the grey installations and the slow speed of play make it a dour game to look at. An impression only compounded by the end screen - a mushroom cloud. All a bit depressing really.