ZYNAPS

Producer: Hewson
Price: £7.99
Author: Dominic Robinson

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Your yellow fighter attacks the aliens, but near the ground is a red floating power unit which could be scooped up.

CRITICISM

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Whoops! You run into a floating blue bomb and explode...

COMMENTS

Control keys: definable; left, right, up, down and fire required
Joystick: Kempston, Interface 2, Cursor
Use of colour: excellent
Graphics: good size and detail, lovely explosions, smooth scrolling
Sound: great upbeat title tune by Steve Turner (even on 48K) and plenty of arcade spot FX
Skill levels: one
Screens: scrolls through 450
General rating: a first rate shoot-’em-up with the magical ingredients for high addictivity

Presentation90%
Graphics93%
Playability92%
Addictive qualities91%
Overall91%