by Brendan Phoenix
Reviewed by Vinny Mainolfi
Believe it or not - I have NEVER seen the movie,
Predator. If the computer game is anything to go by then
the movie must have been a box-office smash...
Predator is a horizontal
scrolling shoot-em-up that certainly packs some punch.
With atmospheric gameplay and crisp graphics (by Hugh
Riley who created The Last Ninja graphics), the game is
definitely worth a high review mark, which it was
awarded by ZZAP! 64 magazine scoring it 90 percent. It
does get a little frustrating at times, and there is
talk that the European version of the game is impossible
to complete due to a bug in the log section! I've never
played it long enough to find out.
So with such a great game
under their belts, you'd think that the coding team
would ensure the ending was going to be good...
Our hero completes
his final mission...
HOW WAS IT COMPLETED?:
Brendan used a TRIAD trained version of the game and
skipped straight to the ending.
SO WHAT HAPPENS?:
Once our hero has reached the final part of his mission,
the screen goes all fuzzy (see image 1 above) and then
the ending screen appears in the form of a bitmap screen
depicting a... erm... I think it's a burnt down forest.
Maybe it's something that happened in the movie. This is
then followed by the 'GAME OVER' screen and your final