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Mean Machines Issue 11 - August 1991

Mean Machines Issue 11 - August 1991

Issue Summary

Julian Rignall returned from his trip to the USA with a bulging C.E.S. report, detailing all the upcoming titles that would soak up our cash over the coming year.

Alien Storm disappointed on the Megadrive - the lush graphics and decent gameplay were ruined by a far too easy difficulty setting. EA's Hockey sim did for the sport what their John Madden title did for American Football - namely make it interesting for Brits to play! The stat-heavy 688 Attack Sub was also reviewed. Master System owners were treated to a 'Classic' review of the excellent Psycho Fox - I'd imagine this cheered the paupers up no end.

Radion Automatic's first comic strip was printed this issue, in the letters pages. It's bonkers, as you would expect.

 

Reviews Summary

Nintendo Entertainment System
Game TitlePDFGenrePublisherScore
BoulderdashRead Original Review PDF for BoulderdashArcade ConversionData East92%
Kabuki Quantum WarriorRead Original Review PDF for Kabuki Quantum WarriorPlatform GameHAL90%
ShadowgateRead Original Review PDF for ShadowgateRole PlayingKemco26%
Sega Master System
Game TitlePDFGenrePublisherScore
Psycho FoxRead Original Review PDF for Psycho FoxPlatform GameSega90%
SpidermanRead Original Review PDF for SpidermanPlatform GameSega87%
Nintendo Gameboy
Game TitlePDFGenrePublisherScore
Hunt for Red OctoberRead Original Review PDF for Hunt for Red OctoberShoot 'Em UpNintendo90%
Snow Bros JnrRead Original Review PDF for Snow Bros JnrPlatform GameNintendo79%
Sega Megadrive
Game TitlePDFGenrePublisherScore
688 Attack SubRead Original Review PDF for 688 Attack SubSimulationElectronic Arts84%
Alien StormRead Original Review PDF for Alien StormBeat 'Em UpSega71%
EA Ice HockeyRead Original Review PDF for EA Ice HockeySports GameElectronic Arts95%
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