& Reviewed by Neil Collins
Altered Beast by Activision is a decent conversion of
game by Sega. It’s a sideways scrolling beat-em-up,
where you can transform into a more powerful creature.
You’re task is to rescue Athena, the daughter of Zeus
from her captors. The game is quite slow and repetitive
– and quite a challenge...
And so the bird
A purple man flashes
The yellow thing and
green thing have a friendly chat.
A bear talks to a
load of yellow hanging bugs.
A green chap shouts
to a purple chap: "COME ON THE IF YOU THINK YOU'RE 'ARD
The Telly Savalas Fan
Club have their yearly gathering.
Freddie Mercury makes
a come-back as a wolf-like monster
and jumps up on stage to sing: "I WANT TO BREAK FREE!"
Freddie Mercury says
to the ghost-like figure: "THREE'S A CROWD, MATE!"
I haven't the
foggiest as to what's going on here!
CHEERS! The End!
HOW WAS IT COMPLETED?:
Using a trained version (see download link) of the game
with the emulator speed set much faster than normal to
make things a bit more exciting.
SO WHAT HAPPENS?:
Once you have beaten the crap out of the final end of
level boss a dove appears and flies around the screen.
The dove lands and transforms into Athena, who is now
free. You are then treated to a slideshow of various
pictures showing our hero’s successful mission. Very