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February 1984 issue costing 85p

Computer SoftwareEdit

NewsEdit

Urban Upstart - (Richard Shepherd Software) - Spectrum

Manic Miner - (Software Projects) - C64

SCOPE 64 - (Interactive Software) - C64

Bubble Trouble - (Arcade Software) - Spectrum

Doomsday Castle - (Fantasy Software) - Spectrum

Runelord - (Modular Concept Peripherals) - Oric

Kreigspiel - (Beyond Software) - Dragon

Felix in the Factory - (Micro Power) - Electron

Hunchback - (Ocean) - Spectrum, Dragon, C64, Oric

Crazy Balloon - (Software Projects) - C64

River Raid, Kaboom - (Activision) - Atari 400/800

Neoclyps - (PSS) - C64

ReviewsEdit

Scores are out of ten.

Key:- Get=Getting Started, Gra=Graphics, Pla=Playability, Val=Value

Game Title Publisher Format Get Gra Pla Val
Four Gates to Freedom Phoenix Software VIC-20 8 7 8 10
Mr Wimpy Ocean Spectrum 8 8 7 8
Cybertron Mission Micro Power BBC 8 8 7 7
Jetpac Ultimate VIC-20 9 9 9 9
SS Achilles Beyond Software Atari 8 8 8 6
Defence Force Tansoft Oric 7 8 9 8
Atic Atac Ultimate Spectrum 9 10 8 9
Acheron's Rage Softek Oric 9 7 6 7
Daredevil Dennis Visions BBC 8 6 4 4
Stonkers Imagine Spectrum 8 9 5 8

Video ScreensEdit

ReviewsEdit

Scores are out of five.

Key:- Act=Action, Gra=Graphics, Add=Addiction, The=Theme

Game Title Publisher Format Act Gra Add The
Gorf Coleco Colecovision 3 3 3 2
Smurf: Rescue in Gargamel's Castle Coleco Atari 2600 3 4 2 3
Art Master, The MB Vectrex 3 3 4 5
Decathlon Activision Atari 2600 4 3 4 5
Super Cobra Parker Bros. Intellivision 3 3 3 3

NewsEdit

Coleco Expansion Module released. It allows Atari 2600 games to be played on the Colecovision.

FeatureEdit

Interview with David Crane

TipsEdit

Pitfall (Activision) Atari 2600

Arcade ActionEdit

ReviewsEdit

Elevator Action (Taito)

Donkey Kong 3 (Nintendo)

Star Blazer (Sega)

Cliff Hanger (Stern Electronics)

Superbike (Century Electronics)

NewsEdit

Firefox (Atari)

FeaturesEdit

Martin Bryant looks at the best computers for chess and reviews White Knight for the BBC and Cyrus IS Chess for the Spectrum.

Namco feature

Extra Bits - A guide to new peripherals

AdventureEdit

Valhalla - (Legend) - Spectrum

Gateway to the Skies (Solar Soft) - Spectrum, BBC

Space Island - (Terminal Software) - Spectrum

Regular FeaturesEdit

Bug Hunter

Graphics by Garry Marshall

Type-InsEdit

Lost in the Jungle, Eagle (Sharp MZ-80k)

Rhino (Oric)

Mission Impossible (Spectrum)

Qwarrk (C64)

Skier (VIC-20)

Book of Games pullout contains another 20 games.

Alien Attack (Dragon)

Reversi (BBC)

Briky (Atari 400/800)

External LinksEdit

You can find this magazine at the World of Spectrum archive. Or if you would like it on a DVD try The Zzuperstore

Issue IndexEdit

C+VG Index
Date Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Xmas
1981 1 2
1982 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
1983 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26
1984 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38
1985 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
1986 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62
1987 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74
1988 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86
1989 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 93a 94 95 96 97
1990 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109
1991 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121
1992 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133
1993 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145
1994 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157
1995 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169
1996 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181
1997 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193
1998 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205
1999 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217
2000 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229
2001 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241
2002 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254
2003 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267
2004 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277

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