& Reviewed by Neil Collins
Alloyrun is a shoot-em-up by Starlight Software ("it
was never released as Starlight fell into financial
problems" - Vinny). I
had never heard of it - but it's not that bad actually.
It's a horizontally scrolling game with eight levels.
All eight levels are a bit too similar looking for my
liking, but the animation and game play are pretty good.
The sound is excellent and so are the well animated
explosions. The end of level bosses don't change which
is a shame, but it's a decent enough blast...
Level 8 is THE final
Final level boss.
HOW WAS IT COMPLETED?:
I used an infinite lives cheat.
SO WHAT HAPPENS?:
Once the final end of level boss at the end of level
eight is beaten (or he beats you), the game is complete.
Your bonus is calculated before you see the words 'THE
END' appear in large gold text, which move around
the screen before halting in the centre. The game then