& Reviewed by Neil Collins
Eye of Horus by Logotron is a game I played briefly
on the Amiga. I had never played the C64 version before
and it compares fairly well. It's been a game that I've
tried to beat for many months, but failed every time. I
recently took the challenge up again and managed to work
out how to beat it...
game is an Egyptian based action / puzzle game where you
take control of Horus in a fight against evil. The aim
is to find the seven body parts of the king, bring him
back to life and gain enough power to fight the evil god
Set. This involves finding keys and unlocking the maze
of corridors where you will find various amulets which
you need to work out how to use.
game looks and plays fairly well although there is some
slow down and glitches when the screen is full of
enemies. It's quite tough at first, but as with many C64
games once you work out what to do it's not so
The final battle is
Here comes Set...
He settles down for a
Here comes Horus...
Who also has some
WTF - who's that?!
HOW WAS IT COMPLETED?:
I played it many times and just couldn't find the last
body part. I eventually found it and worked out that you
needed a specific amulet to resurrect the king to gain
the power needed to beat Set.
SO WHAT HAPPENS?:
The final battle against Set was over quite quickly once
Horus was powerful enough to fight him. After a few
blasts he was destroyed. The final scene shows Set and
Horus flying into the king's burial chamber. Isis and
Osiris appear before a game over message pops up and the