& Reviewed by Neil Collins
I don't like this one... Kong Strikes Back by Ocean
is a horrible game and a complete rip-off of the Mr.
Do's Wildride arcade game. My mate used to own it when
we were kids, and he used to play it for hours just to
is to guide Mario around the rollercoaster track,
dodging the cars in order to get to the girl at the top.
There are only four levels to beat, which most players
will find easy after a little practice. I just found
this game clumsy, too simple and too short. There's just
not enough about this game to warrant how much it cost
back then. It's even worse when you have to sit and
watch your idiot mate play it over and over for hours...
Very, very annoying...
Broken heart. The
HOW WAS IT COMPLETED?:
I used a trainer that allowed me to skip levels.
SO WHAT HAPPENS?:
Once level four is beaten, a heart appears in the centre
of the screen, a split appears down the centre of it,
and then the game loops back to level one.
- Brendan Phoenix:
I loved the cover art for this game, but hands up I
never played it or fancied playing it - I like the
traditional Kong type games better.
Ending is predictably poor and expected.
- Andrew Fisher:
It's an unusual amalgam - Ocean had released a Kong
clone, then this game which copied ideas from the arcade
game Mr Do's Wild Ride, and then Ocean gained an
official license for Donkey Kong from Nintendo.
A very odd ending to an odd game.
- Andy Vaisey:
Ah... those were the days... Ocean releases in those
little black, hard shell plastic cases.
/me wipes away a tear of nostalgia
Bit of a rubbish ending in all fairness, but tell me...
what's going on with those scores in the screen shots?
Count the digits under 'score' and 'hi' and tell me how
illogical that is...
FINAL SAY: Rubbish game, rubbish end. I will
never play this game again. Ever!
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