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Commodore Format issue 1 was released in September 1990, cover dated October 1990 and cost £1.95 with covertape.

Network 64Edit

Hello out there - the team introduce themselves - Page 6

Commodore go for 64 console - Page 6

Game announcements:-

ESWAT, Line of Fire - Page 6
Dragon Breed, Atomic Robokid, Aliens vs Predator, Gremlins 2: The New Batch, Elvira: Mistress of the Dark, Neighbours - Page 7
Big Run, Rodland, Strider II, Gauntlet III, Lotus Esprit Turbo Challenge - Page 8

CovertapeEdit

2 pages (10-11)

Revolution - "brand new, previously unreleased shoot 'em up."
Tau Ceti - "Classic game..."
Rebel - "an unusual strategic shoot 'n' search maze game."
Ivan "Ironman" Stewart's Super Off Road (playable demo)
Saint Dragon (playable level)

FeaturesEdit

Gimme CDTV - 2 pages (16-17)

"Inside, it's an Amiga. Outside, it's a Compact Disc player. Damien Noonan takes a peek at Commodore's new mean machine."

The Mighty Brain - 3 pages (21-23)

Letters pages

Keyboard to code - 3 pages (29,30,32)

Martin Walker describes the agony and the ecstasy of making music and sound effects for the C64.

Cover Feature: Wicked - 4 pages (48-51)

The C64 has had more facelifts than Doctor Who, and this time it doesn't even have a keyboard. Phil South went to Commodore for a look at the new beast, and speculate on the future of the seemingly immortal games machine.

The Gauntlet - 2 pages (55-56)

2 readers play Rainbow Islands

All Tooled Up! - 2 pages (58-59)

Keith Pomfret has a look at some utilities

Inside Info - 2 pages (60-61)

Techncial help with Paul Lyons

Stop Press - 2 pages (71-72)

DTP package reviewed by Keith Pomfret

Get Talking! - 2 pages (77-78)

Comms feature by Keith Pomfret

Early Warning (Previews)Edit

St. Dragon, Star Control - Page 96

SWIV, U.N. Squadron, Loopz, Ivan 'Iron Man' Stewart's Super Off-Road - Page 97

Creatures, Orcus, Back to the Future Part III, Golden Axe, Special Criminal Investigation - Page 98

PowerTest (reviews)Edit

Game Title Publisher Reviewer Pages Pg No(s) Ove (%)
Time Machine Activision Steve Jarratt 2 14-15 91
Monty Python's Flying Circus Virgin Sean Masterson 2 18-19 87
Atomix Thalion Steve Jarratt 1 26 78
Subbuteo Electronic Zoo Andy Dyer 1 27 79
Skate Wars Ubi Soft Kati Hamza 1 34 49
Dragons of Flame SSI/US Gold Sean Masterson 1 35 57
Puffy's Saga Ubi Soft Gordon Houghton 1 36 59
Mean Streets US Gold Sean Masterson 2 66-67 69
Lords of Chaos Bladesoft Andy Dyer 2 74-75 90
Murder US Gold Andy Dyer 1 81 82
Deliverance Hewson Gordon Houghton 1 82 74
Iron Lord Ubi Soft Steve Jarratt 2 84-85 82
Satan Dinamic Andy Dyer 2 86-87 78
Back to the Future II Image Works Andy Dyer 2 90-91 59

Roger Frames buys Budjit GamesEdit

Game Title Publisher Pg No

Ove (%)

Spaghetti Western Simulator Zeppelin 69 52
Kamakazi Code Masters 69-70 65
T-Bird Mastertronic 70 38
Tilt Code Masters 70 93

Game BustersEdit

Castle Master (part 1) - 1 page (39)

Tau Ceti - 2 pages (40-41)

Die Hard - 1⅔ pages (42-43)

Wonderboy in Monsterland - 3 pages (44-46)

Other CreditsEdit

Art Editor

Trevor Gilham

Deputy Editor

Sean Masterson

Staff Writer

Andrew Dyer

Designer

Lam Tang

Technical Editor

Paul Lyons

Contributor

Jim Blackier, Kati Hamza, Gordon Houghton, Damien Noonan, Keith Pomfret, Andrew Roberts, Phil South, Martin Walker

Publisher

Greg Ingham

Other IssuesEdit

Commodore Format Index
Date Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
1990 1 2 3
1991 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
1992 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27
1993 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39
1994 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51
1995 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61

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