by Stadium 64
Reviewed by Vinny Mainolfi
Now here's a strange one: I received an email from a
guy called Robert Butterworth who has contacted me in
the past regarding certain Commodore 64 game endings.
Robert runs a family business called
Butterworths & Son where they specialise in tea and
coffee. They have recently released a coffee blend
called "Summer Games Espresso", and Robert thought it
would be a nice idea to link the product with the ending
to Summer Games for the Commodore 64! So for anyone
interested in the new blend,
CLICK HERE to see it :-)
As for this game... my
school friends and I spent many a school time bunking
off to play this beautifully polished game. It stunned
and amazed us all the way through and kept us captivated
until the end. But was the ending also worth the time
The closing ceremony
is about to start...
...as the sky starts
...and the atmosphere
And darker still...
appears in the sky...
in the form of a Jet
He flies across the
...followed by a hot
air balloon with a neon EPYX sign.
And so begin the
HOW WAS IT COMPLETED?:
I don't think a cheat was used as it's very easy to see
this final sequence.
SO WHAT HAPPENS?:
This wonderful ending portrays the closing ceremony of
the Olympic Games, and consists of all those exciting
elements such as fireworks, hot air balloons and a
flying man! I'm not going to describe it scene by scene
because I want you to view the ending on your C64, or
watch the ending video on YouTube, and experience it for
yourself. Remember - this was 1985, and at this time in
gaming history, Epyx seemed to know the real formula to
producing a quality product.