by Brendan Phoenix
Reviewed by Vinny Mainolfi
Gremlin Graphics always seemed to create strange
characters for their games: Thing on a Spring, Bounder,
Monty Mole, and the bird-like creature in Metabolis.
It's a very weird idea and a very strange, but fun,
game. ZZAP64 magazine didn't seem to like Metabolis and
only scored it a measly 50 percent. One does wonder if
they actually played it more than a minute!
The game fades
...and the ending
HOW WAS IT COMPLETED?:
Brendan found the solution in CRASH magazine - no hints
available in any 64 mags.
SO WHAT HAPPENS?:
Once the game is completed, the screen fades away, and
the following ending message appears: "MEGA AMAZINGLY
HYPERACTIVELY FANTASMAGORCALLY BRILLIANT EUPHORICALLY
SUCCEEDING IN THE EXTRAORDINARY MEGA METABOLIS. WELL
DONE. FINISH TIME: ##/##/##." This screen then fades
out and the following message appears: "IN RECORD
TIME YOU'VE WON THE GAME. ALL PREVIOUS TIMES NOW LOOK
TAME. HAVE ANOTHER GAME AND MAKE YOUR TOP TIME A TAME