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Rasterscan

Retrobate Mark Howlett looks back at Mastertronic’s arcade adventure
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Popeye

A cartoon caper that does an admirable job of representing its source material
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Wheelie

It’s Wheelie tough. (Nick, your P45 is waiting at HR. – Darran)
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Deflektor

Vortex Software’s tricky puzzler bends both laser beams and your mind…
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Combat School

Darran gets all nostalgic for the Spectrum conversion of this classic arcade game.
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Thanatos

Johnny Marr recalls how great it felt to take control of a proper fire-breathing dragon.
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Jaws

Just when you thought it was safe to go back to your Speccy…
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Bimbo

Given the time of year, here’s a treat: a game about a bunny by a man named Easter.
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3D Deathchase

This classic from Mervyn Estcourt remains one of the Spectrum’s most thrilling games.
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Jetpac

Darran takes a fond look back at Ultimate Play The Game’s very first release.
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Bugaboo The Flea

We take a look at the Spectrum platformer that Amstrad fans also know as Roland On The Ropes.
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Caesar the Cat

This cute little one screen spectrum game has often been classed as ‘educational’ software, and to be honest I can’t see why
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Mrs Mopp

As a kid in the 80s, despite my pocket money depending on it, I don't remember ever wanting to do the house work…

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The Devil Rides In

Ok, during this review I will try to work out why I am currently addicted to this old as the hills Spectrum game.
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Bumpy

The Spectrum wasn’t exactly renowned for puzzle games…

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Schizoids

When Imagine were good they were very, very good… but when they were bad they were awful…

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Crusoe

Christmas 1986 and amongst my presents I find the Automata 10 pack volume 1, stuffed full of, frankly, rubbish games…

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3D Stock Car Championship

Multiplayer gaming is part and parcel of most modern games, particularly with the online experience enabling you to hook up with an unending amount of people across the world…

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Buck Rogers Planet of Zoom

Do you have eye problems? No… Migraines? No… well don’t feel left out because ten minutes in the company of the US Gold game Buck Rogers and the Planet of Zoom and you’ll soon be suffering from both of the above…

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Space Disposal

Hooray! It seems like ages since I last had a bit of space-themed blasting on the old Speccy
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Ghostbusters

“Ghstbsssstrrrsss” squeaked the Spectrum as the game loaded… at least I think that is what it said, it sounded more like a badly tuned radio…

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Motos

This was a £2.99 budget title, yet it was an arcade conversion. Something a bit unusual, but what was even stranger, is that it was… it IS fantastic!
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Rygar

My anticipation to get my hands on a conversion of my favourite arcade game on the humble Spectrum was so high that it could have all gone horribly wrong…

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