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Games

0-9

Game Publisher Issue Page Graphics Sonics Grab Factor Staying Power Overall Notes
10th Frame US Gold 19 60 30% 24% 47% 69% 60%
180 Mastertronic 17 63 68% 66% 69% 55% 67%
500cc Grand Prix Loriciels / Activision 19 58 63% 17% 37% 54% 42%
2112 AD Design Design 9 46-47 76% 12% 55% 76% 73%
3D Boxing Amsoft Gold 3 47 71% 54% 71% 62% 66%
3D Grand Prix Amsoft Gold 3 38-39 88% 31% 88% 87% 87% Rave
3D Invaders Amsoft 1 80 22% 18% 24% 19% 20%
3D Quasars Solar 4 44 51% 31% 43% 28% 38%
3D Starstrike Realtime Games 1 80-81 92% 53% 88% 84% 86%
3D Starstrike Beau Jolly 9 56 n/a n/a n/a n/a 81% Part of 10 Computer Hits 2 compilation
3D Stunt Rider Amsoft 2 73 74% 57% 61% 51% 57%
3D Time Trek Anirog 1 75 24% 20% 33% 28% 30%
The 5th Axis Activision 9 51 & 53 88% 82% 84% 83% 83% Rave
720 US Gold 28 53 61% 29% 63% 71% 69%

A

Game Publisher Issue Page Graphics Sonics Grab Factor Staying Power Overall Notes
Academy - Tau Ceti II CRL 19 46-47 93% 52% 95% 94% 94% Mastergame
Ace Cascade 18 46 48% 24% 58% 48% 54%
Ace Of Aces US Gold 21 49 46% 37% 52% 64% 60%
Acrojet US Gold / Microprose 18 40 62% 20% 85% 93% 89% Rave
Activator Cascade Games 15 62-63 69% 35% 71% 30% 65%
Admiral Graf Spee Amsoft 1 74-75 22% 21% 44% 37% 38%
Adventures of Bond... Basildon Bond Probe 10 56-57 61% 44% 57% 68% 63%
Agent Orange A 'n' F / Argus 19 52 61% 55% 71% 57% 65%
Agent X II MAD 28 54 87% 88% 42% 34% 38%
Ahhh!!! CRL 1 61-62 40% 34% 48% 39% 44%
Air Traffic Control Hewson 1 62 22% 20% 52% 73% 68%
Airwolf Elite 1 94 83% 67% 68% 85% 78%
Aladdin's Cave Artic 5 60-61 58% 64% 64% 51% 55%
Alex Higgins World Pool Amsoft 1 68 54% 54% 58% 48% 51%
Alex Higgins World Snooker Amsoft 1 74 47% 55% 58% 48% 54%
Alien Amsoft 1 76 48% 39% 62% 70% 65%
Aliens Electric Dreams 17 48-49 87% 93% 94% 89% 90% Rave
Aliens (US Version) Electric Dreams 28 63 51% 34% 60% 52% 55%
Alien 8 Ultimate 1 56-57 96% 61% 96% 97% 96%
Alien Break-In Amsoft 1 72 59% 40% 52% 31% 43%
Alien Highway Vortex 9 48-49 92% 32% 91% 87% 89% Rave
Amaurote Mastertronic 22 44-45 93% 89% 87% 78% 85% Rave
The Amazing Shrinking Man Infogrames 20 47 71% 57% 69% 66% 68%
American Football Amsoft 1 67-68 23% 12% 74% 71% 70%
America's Cup Challenge US Gold 17 69 61% 37% 57% 68% 62%
Amsgolf Amsoft 1 68-69 67% 14% 65% 68% 67%
Amstrad Shuffle Alpha-Omega 12 57 38% 13% 69% 66% 68%
Anarchy Hewson 29 56 56% 78% 74% 68% 74%
Android One Vortex 1 60-61 62% 16% 67% 65% 65%
Android 2 Vortex 2 48-49 78% 43% 82% 73% 75%
Andy Capp Mirrorsoft 30 54 53% 36% 58% 62% 60%
Animated Strip Poker Knightsoft 1 81 63% 62% 66% 45% 52%
Annals Of Rome PSS 17 72 53% 35% 72% 76% 74%
The Apprentice Mastertronic 14 58-59 67% 54% 78% 77% 78%
Argo Navis Kuma 3 47-48 56% 18% 52% 68% 61%
Arkanoid Imagine 22 54-55 88% 58% 92% 86% 89% Rave
Armageddon Man Martech 26 48 56% 38% 66% 73% 61%
Army Moves Imagine 22 58 86% 64% 52% 63% 58%
Arnhem CCS 1 47-48 68% 11% 75% 77% 75%
Asphalt Ubisoft 21 62-63 86% 44% 84% 77% 80% Rave
Assault on Port Stanley Amsoft 4 66-67 54% 34% 59% 62% 58%
Asterix Melbourne House 17 72-73 57% 61% 53% 51% 51%
Astro Attack Amsoft 1 62 41% 36% 45% 35% 38%
Astro Plumber Blue Ribbon 6 65 47% 24% 57% 43% 48%
Atlantis Anirog 5 44-45 59% 71% 48% 39% 46%
Atom Smasher Amsoft 1 72 23% 25% 47% 29% 33%
Auf Wiedersehen, Monty Gremlin 22 49 58% 55% 73% 67% 71%
Avenger Gremlin 16 80-81 83% 66% 82% 84% 83% Rave

B

Game Publisher Issue Page Graphics Sonics Grab Factor Staying Power Overall Notes
Bachou Central Solutions 7 67 42% 25% 25% 6% 21%
Back To Reality Mastertronic 16 73 79% 52% 78% 79% 81%
Bactron Loriciels / Activision 16 64-65 92% 82% 86% 73% 80% Rave
Ball Breaker CRL 20 55 81% 75% 74% 60% 69%
Ball Crazy Mastertronic 23 50-51 88% 38% 86% 81% 85% Rave
Ballblazer Activision / Lucasfilm 21 54 73% 59% 72% 74% 71%
Balloon Challeneg Virgin 24 58 54% 44% 52% 56% 53%
Barbarian Palace 23 42-43 94% 81% 90% 83% 87% Rave
Barry McGuigan World Championship Boxing Gamestar 5 54-55 77% 75% 87% 86% 86% Rave
Baseball Gamestar / Activision 25 48 69% 28% 51% 42% 47%
Basil The Great Mouse Detective Gremlin 29 48 73% 41% 69% 71% 70%
Basket Master Imagine 29 52-53 78% 64% 67% 63% 65%
Batman Ocean 8 48-49 93% 67% 84% 96% 93% Rave
Battle Beyond the Stars Solar 4 40-41 67% 49% 69% 51% 62%
Battle for Midway PSS 1 88 56% 17% 62% 57% 59%
Battle of Britain PSS 3 66-67 81% 42% 84% 77% 81%
Battle of the Planets Mikro-Gen 7 55-56 91% 41% 72% 54% 64%
Battlefield Germany Central Solutions 11 60-61 50% 22% 71% 82% 78%
Battlefront Central Solutions 7 51 32% 18% 42% 47% 44%
Beach-Head Amsoft 1 46-47 87% 37% 86% 80% 82%
Beach-Head The Hit Squad 4 63 87% 37% 86% 80% 82% Part of They Sold a Million Compilation
Beach Head II US Gold 15 63-64 48% 18% 44% 38% 42%
Bedlam US Gold 30 49 67% 32% 61% 48% 53%
The Bells Blaby 5 40 30% 39% 22% 31% 26%
Biggles Mirrorsoft 11 48-49 69% 71% 82% 81% 81% Rave
Big League Soccer Adam Whitlock 3 38-39 46% 15% 84% 84% 82% Rave
Big League Soccer II Viper 7 72-73 64% 15% 87% 86% 85% Rave
Big Trouble In Little China Electric Dreams 21 49 71% 57% 60% 66% 64%
Binky Software Projects 1 78 67% 31% 66% 58% 60%
Black Magic US Gold 25 48 53% 44% 43% 56% 47%
Blade Runner CRL 11 59-60 64% 81% 63% 58% 60%
Blagger Amsoft 1 69 61% 57% 65% 59% 61%
Blockbusters Macsen 7 67 16% 18% 21% 11% 14%
Blockbusters Domark 30 48 37% 48% 51% 42% 47%
Blockbusters Gold Run Macsen 7 67 16% 18% 21% 11% 14%
Blue War Go 28 62-63 68% 53% 58% 65% 61%
BMX Simulator Code Masters 21 60 72% 62% 70% 59% 68%
Bobby Bearing The Edge 17 59 84% 30% 77% 75% 76%
Bobsleigh Digital Integration 29 42-43 80% 63% 90% 93% 91% Master Game
Bomb Jack Elite 10 62-63 85% 37% 89% 77% 84% Rave
Bomb Jack II Elite 19 50 89% 47% 90% 88% 91% Rave
Boulder Dash Mirrorsoft 1 18 88% 83% 95% 94% 93% Rave
Boulderdash Construction Kit Databyte 29 56 78% 67% 68% 76% 70%
Bounder Gremlin 9 58-59 93% 77% 93% 92% 92% Mastergame
Bounty Bob Strikes Back US Gold 3 68 81% 53% 84% 85% 84% Rave
Braxx Bluff Amsoft 1 26-27 50% 22% 52% 51% 55%
Breakthru US Gold 17 73 62% 43% 56% 59% 53%
Brian Bloodaxe The Edge 2 50 61% 67% 62% 84% 73%
Brian Clough's Football Fortunes CDS 19 60 31% 5% 72% 77% 73%
Brian Jacks Superstar Challenge Martech 2 41-42 73% 36% 72% 62% 67%
Bride Of Frankenstein Ariolasoft / 39 Steps 20 55 75% 63% 74% 62% 70%
Bridge Infogrames 18 52 45% 0% 68% 72% 70%
Bridge Kuma 1 81 15% 7% 63% 69% 67%
Bridge-It Amsoft 1 71 57% 37% 36% 18% 20%
Bridge Player 3 CP Software 8 62-63 10% 2% 53% 62% 58%
Bruce Lee US Gold 2 53 89% 71% 92% 83% 88% Rave
Bruce Lee The Hit Squad 10 64-65 n/a n/a n/a n/a 85% Part of They Sold a Million II compilation
Bubble Bobble Firebird 30 56-57 86% 42% 85% 72% 81% Rave
Bubbler Ultimate 22 59 67% 36% 68% 78% 75%
Buggy Boy Elite 29 52-53 76% 46% 73% 64% 70%
Bullseye Macsen 7 46 45% 34% 41% 22% 34%
Buster Block Kuma 11 57-58 49% 59% 64% 62% 62%

C

Game Publisher Issue Page Graphics Sonics Grab Factor Staying Power Overall Notes
Camelot Warriors Ariolasoft 16 93 70% 21% 69% 61% 64%
California Games US Gold 30 59 54% 43% 63% 56% 59%
Castle Assault Blue Ribbon 6 53 39% 35% 27% 19% 22%
Catastrophes Amsoft 1 78-79 60% 62% 68% 65% 66%
Catch 23 Martech 25 35 68% 69% 64% 76% 73%
Cauldron Palace 3 60-61 89% 69% 93% 88% 89% Rave
Cauldron II Palace 11 46-47 82% 68% 88% 85% 86% Rave
Caves of Doom Mastertronic 5 59 59% 26% 63% 67% 66%
Centre Court Amsoft 1 74 37% 22% 46% 56% 48%
Centurions Ariolasoft 25 30 68% 42% 69% 64% 68%
Challenge Of The Gobots Reaktor / Ariolasoft 22 56 81% 77% 82% 80% 81% Rave
Chamonix Challenge Infogrames 28 62 78% 37% 64% 73% 68%
Championship Basketball Gamestar / Activision 25 42 47% 30% 61% 52% 57%
Championship Water Skiing Inforgrames 26 53 90% 65% 73% 61% 66%
Chickin Chase Firebird 20 58 69% 48% 68% 52% 64%
Chimera Firebird 4 38-39 84% 61% 88% 89% 88% Rave
Cholo Firebird 25 40-41 67% 48% 82% 85% 80% Rave
Chopper Squad Interceptor 1 62 30% 24% 42% 31% 34%
Chronos Mastertronic 23 48 44% 24% 47% 41% 45%
Chuckie Egg A 'n' F 1 82 42% 27% 83% 79% 78%
City Slicker Hewson 16 89 67% 52% 66% 78% 73%
Classic Axiens Bubble Bus 16 91 61% 55% 59% 66% 65%
Classic Invaders Bubble Bus 10 65 44% 53% 57% 39% 48%
Classic Muncher Bubble Bus 20 47 71% 57% 67% 60% 69%
Classic Racing Amsoft 1 74-75 46% 33% 94% 92% 90%
Clever And Smart Magic Bytes / Ariolasoft 28 64 58% 38% 63% 54% 58%
Cluedo Leisure Genius 8 48 30% 39% 46% 59% 52%
Cobra Ocean 20 50 51% 35% 34% 28% 30%
Codename MAT Amsoft 1 79-80 54% 45% 72% 70% 71%
Codename MAT Beau Jolly 9 56 n/a n/a n/a n/a 52% Part of 10 Computer Hits 2 compilation
Codename MAT II Domark 2 47-48 70% 52% 72% 78% 74%
Colossus Chess 4 CDS 8 70-71 62% 5% 88% 96% 92% Rave
Colossus Mah-Jong CDS 30 46-47 54% 6% 78% 87% 82%
Combat Lynx Durell 1 88-89 92% 28% 85% 94% 92%
Combat School Ocean 28 66-67 78% 43% 88% 81% 84% Rave
Commando Elite 9 62-63 81% 80% 78% 74% 76%
Compendium Gremlin 30 53 54% 87% 56% 43% 49%
Con-Quest MAD 14 60 50% 48% 74% 68% 73%
Confuzion Incentive 1 70-71 61% 24% 72% 75% 74%
Contamination PSS 11 58-59 48% 38% 67% 58% 63%
Contraption Audiogenic 6 50 86% 20% 77% 61% 72%
Convoy Raider Gremlin Graphics 25 31 67% 31% 63% 48% 55%
Cosmic Shock-Absorber Martech 23 54 63% 62% 60% 56% 58%
Costa Capers Firebird 7 52 53% 38% 52% 61% 54%
Countdown Macsen 9 61 17% 13% 61% 50% 56%
Covenant PSS 2 46 89% 47% 80% 85% 83% Rave
Critical Mass Durell 5 74 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a Preview
Cubit Amsoft 1 81 24% 14% 53% 52% 51%
Curse Of Sherwood Mastertronic 21 55 65% 39% 60% 65% 68%
Cylu Firebird 7 54-55 81% 24% 77% 72% 75%
Cyrus II Chess Amsoft 1 46-47 90% 5% 95% 95% 92% Rave

D

Game Publisher Issue Page Graphics Sonics Grab Factor Staying Power Overall Notes
Daley Thompson's Decathlon Ocean 1 68-69 86% 66% 83% 78% 81%
Daley Thompson's Decathlon Ocean 4 63 86% 66% 83% 78% 81% Part of They Sold a Million Compilation
Daley Thompson's Super-Test Ocean 6 44-45 82% 80% 86% 84% 85% Rave
Dambusters US Gold 10 58-59 51% 22% 66% 57% 61%
Dan Dare Mind Games 13 38-39 91% 57% 84% 75% 80% Rave
Dan Dare II Virgin 29 58-59 84% 28% 82% 74% 78%
Dandy Electric Dreams 18 52 67% 27% 78% 76% 74%
Dark Star Design Design 1 62 89% 43% 87% 82% 84%
Deactivators Reaktor 14 46-47 57% 67% 89% 87% 87% Rave
Death Pit Durell 1 60 65% 38% 42% 63% 59%
Death Wake Quicksilva 5 46 57% 50% 63% 42% 53%
Death Wish III Gremlin Graphics 25 35 71% 68% 38% 25% 30%
Deathscape Starlight 24 58 64% 65% 55% 48% 47%
Deathsville Bubble Bus 7 54-55 70% 44% 58% 69% 69%
Deep Strike Durrell 16 98 61% 54% 72% 77% 70%
Defcom Quicksilva 17 73 44% 73% 46% 33% 38%
Defend or Die Alligata 1 67 73% 48% 74% 72% 73%
Deflektor Vortex / Gremlin 30 42-43 76% 64% 93% 88% 90% Mastergame
Desert Fox US Gold 13 46 69% 47% 64% 55% 60%
Desert Rats CCS 7 58 66% 17% 75% 81% 78%
Despotik Design Ere Informatique 22 50 66% 62% 69% 82% 77%
Detective Amsoft 1 68 22% 16% 46% 33% 38%
Devil's Crown Probe 2 62 94% 75% 85% 89% 87% Rave
Diamond Mine Blue Ribbon 6 53-54 29% 27% 40% 9% 27%
Doctor Who & The Mines of Terror Micropower 11 67 39% 44% 67% 59% 57%
Dogsbody Bug Byte 4 65 56% 37% 71% 59% 68%
Don't Panic Mastertronic 3 59 & 62 62% 44% 76% 60% 68%
Donkey Kong Ocean 18 56 65% 64% 70% 61% 66%
Doomdark's Revenge Beyond 13 42-43 88% 0% 94% 97% 95% Mastergame
Doomsday Blues PSS 8 66-67 & 69 62% 77% 77% 83% 80% Rave
Doors of Doom Amsoft Gold 4 46-47 97% 71% 89% 92% 91% Rave
Doppleganger Alligata 2 60-61 72% 58% 62% 64% 63%
Doppleganger Americana 12 57 68% 52% 66% 62% 70% Re-Release
Dr. Destructo Bulldog / Mastertronic 25 47 81% 58% 75% 67% 77%
Dragon's Lair Software Projects 20 56 68% 66% 60% 70% 67%
Dragons Amsoft 1 19 00% 00% 00% 00% 00% No score was actually given
Dragontorc Hewson 2 38-39 82% 28% 81% 95% 86% Rave
Driller Incentive 28 50-51 94% 45% 92% 97% 96% Master Game
Druid Firebird 15 58-59 91% 63% 93% 94% 93% Mastergame
Dun Darach Gargoyle 1 94-95 96% 5% 72% 92% 90% Rave
Dynamite Dan Mirrorsoft 3 46 90% 88% 90% 91% 90% Rave
Dynamite Dan II Mirrorsoft 17 67 43% 71% 64% 69% 66%

E

Game Publisher Issue Page Graphics Sonics Grab Factor Staying Power Overall Notes
The Eidolon Activision 16 64-65 87% 60% 87% 85% 86% Rave
Election Virgin 24 57 59% 47% 68% 67% 67%
Electro Freddy Amsoft 1 79 57% 52% 61% 55% 57%
Elektra Glider English Software 17 53 78% 72% 72% 54% 67%
Elevator Action Quicksilva 17 73 62% 74% 61% 69% 67%
Elidon Orpheus 2 69 68% 88% 65% 70% 68%
Elite Firebird 5 50-51 96% 24% 94% 95% 94% Mastergame
Endurance CRL 5 60-61 52% 44% 54% 67% 60%
Enduro Racer Activision 22 62-63 78% 42% 81% 78% 79%
Enterprise Melbourne House 23 47 59% 29% 64% 54% 57%
Equinox Mikro-Gen 10 62-63 87% 62% 84% 82% 83% Rave
Er*Bert Amsoft 1 71-72 63% 31% 73% 68% 70%
Escape From Singe's Castle Software Projects 20 56 84% 77% 72% 80% 77%
Everyone's a Wally Mikro-Gen 1 52-53 94% 55% 90% 94% 92% Rave
Exolon Hewson 24 50-51 96% 72% 95% 92% 93% Mastergame
Explorer Electric Dreams 18 59 86% 0% 34% 15% 19%
Express Raider US Gold 21 50 52% 47% 58% 50% 53%
Eye Spy Americana 11 56-57 41% 80% 78% 67% 76%

F

Game Publisher Issue Page Graphics Sonics Grab Factor Staying Power Overall Notes
F-15 Strike Eagle Microprose 24 53 68% 48% 83% 87% 84% Rave
F.A. Cup Football Virgin Games 8 53 26% 21% 53% 36% 41%
F.A. Cupt Football '87 Virgin 20 58 10% 15% 45% 30% 37%
Fairlight The Edge 8 52-53 73% 68% 77% 83% 81% Rave
Fantastic Voyage Amsoft 1 60 61% 57% 66% 68% 67%
The Fear Mastertronic 22 60 66% 16% 68% 70% 70%
Feud Bulldog / Mastertronic 19 52 70% 60% 58% 71% 70%
Fifth Quadrant Bubble Bus 24 47 62% 48% 57% 65% 60%
Fighter Pilot Digital Integration 1 62 & 67 61% 51% 50% 72% 65%
Fighting Warrior Melbourne House 4 70 87% 67% 76% 71% 75%
The Final Matrix Gremlin 23 47 68% 45% 65% 74% 68%
Finders Keepers Mastertronic 1 26-27 69% 74% 67% 77% 77%
Firelord Hewson 16 66-67 77% 55% 83% 86% 84%
Firetrap Electric Dreams 29 54 49% 41% 61% 53% 56%
Five-a-Side Soccer MAD 14 56 18% 20% 17% 16% 17% Grave
Flash Gordon MAD 28 64 56% 67% 40% 32% 37%
Flight Path 737 Anirog 1 88 46% 36% 53% 45% 47%
Flight Simulation Myrddin 1 88 67% 24% 69% 53% 58%
Flunky Piranha 26 48 51% 12% 53% 57% 53%
Flyspy Mastertronic 19 59 87% 60% 85% 84% 87% Rave
Football Director D & H Games 26 56 5% 0% 60% 70% 65%
Football Manager Addictive 1 67 34% 14% 66% 74% 69%
Footballer Of The Year Gremlin 17 58 60% 22% 68% 66% 66%
Forbidden Planet Design Design 9 46-47 62% 31% 72% 66% 68%
Formula One CRL 2 74-75 47% 52% 69% 75% 72%
Formula 1 Simulator Mastertronic 3 59 61% 63% 70% 74% 73%
The Fourth Protocol Century Communications 13 48-49 & 51 46% 21% 87% 81% 84% Rave
Frank 'n' Stein Amsoft 1 69 58% 18% 64% 68% 65%
Frankie Goes to Hollywood Ocean 8 66-67 58% 74% 86% 82% 83% Rave
Freddy Hardest Imagine 27 56-57 84% 76% 89% 86% 88% Rave
Frost Byte Mikro Gen 15 72-73 91% 68% 90% 88% 89% Rave
Fruit Machine Amsoft 1 72 56% 35% 57% 38% 42%
Fruity Frank Kuma 1 78-79 81% 78% 83% 82% 82%
Fu-Kung in Las Vegas Amsoft 1 46 22% 14% 23% 31% 24%
Future Knight Gremlin 16 85 82% 69% 76% 75% 75%

G

Game Publisher Issue Page Graphics Sonics Grab Factor Staying Power Overall Notes
Galactic Games Activision 30 49 68% 45% 62% 54% 57%
Galactic Plague Amsoft 1 62 41% 28% 42% 26% 29%
Galletron Mastertronic 23 53 62% 42% 66% 69% 67%
Galvan Imagine 15 81 66% 69% 61% 50% 57%
Game Over Imagine 25 47 89% 54% 71% 75% 72%
Gary Lineker's Superstar Soccer Gremlin 29 56 65% 16% 63% 72% 66%
Gatecrasher Amsoft 1 82 44% 32% 48% 43% 45%
Gauntlet US Gold 16 68-69 88% 65% 94% 92% 93% Mastergame
Gauntlet Beau Jolly 9 56 n/a n/a n/a n/a 73% Part of 10 Computer Hits 2 compilation
Gauntlet II US Gold 28 56-57 86% 64% 91% 87% 90% Rave
Geoff Capes Strongman Martech 4 66-67 63% 34% 64% 72% 68%
Get Dexter PSS 8 58-59 94% 61% 91% 95% 94% Mastergame
Get Dexter II Inforgrammes / Ere 30 44-45 93% 71% 86% 89% 88% Rave
Gilligan's Gold Ocean 1 70 72% 11% 76% 71% 74%
Ghostbusters Activision 1 70 54% 76% 64% 54% 52%
Ghost Hunters Code Masters 21 60 68% 75% 60% 71% 68%
Ghosts 'n' Goblins Elite 12 44-45 67% 82% 89% 83% 86% Rave
Ghouls Micropower 1 87 62% 63% 68% 67% 66%
Gladiator Domark 12 54-55 60% 34% 41% 32% 35%
Glass Quicksilva 9 61-62 45% 21% 31% 27% 29%
Glen Hoddle Soccer Amsoft 4 49 44% 33% 42% 60% 50%
Glilder Rider Quicksilva 15 70-71 86% 92% 82% 51% 77%
Golden Path Amsoft 14 61 74% 27% 15% 42% 31%
Grand Prix Rally II Amsoft 1 72-73 71% 55% 56% 72% 65%
Grand Prix Simulator Code Masters 21 56 74% 63% 76% 73% 78%
Grange Hill Argus Press 20 48 52% 58% 65% 78% 74%
Graham Gooch's Test Cricket Audigenic 11 56 61% 25% 72% 68% 70%
The Great Escape Ocean 17 73 49% 52% 65% 68% 66%
Green Beret Imagine 11 54-55 81% 70% 85% 84% 83% Rave
Greyfell Starlight 24 58 25% 34% 24% 32% 28%
Grumpy Gumphrey Supersleuth CDS / Blue Ribbon 6 54 64% 51% 59% 77% 69%
Gryzor Ocean 29 41 83% 64% 87% 76% 82% Rave
Guadalcanal Activision 30 53 57% 16% 64% 72% 69%
Gunfright Ultimate 10 56-57 86% 74% 80% 70% 73%
Gunstar Firebird 23 54 57% 28% 56% 48% 54%
Gyroscope Melbourne House 5 54-55 70% 71% 84% 73% 78%

H

Game Publisher Issue Page Graphics Sonics Grab Factor Staying Power Overall Notes
Hacker Activision 2 67 41% 28% 85% 75% 77%
Hacker II Activision 17 59 65% 20% 55% 67% 64%
Handicap Golf CRL 1 73 55% 10% 53% 37% 41%
Hard Hat Mack Ariolasoft 1 27 65% 27% 77% 60% 66%
Hardball Amsoft 17 57 68% 44% 76% 75% 75%
Harrier Attack Amsoft 1 72 45% 35% 57% 52% 53%
Harvey Headbanger Firebird 10 44-45 89% 72% 92% 83% 91% Rave
Haunted Hedges Amsoft 1 77 33% 27% 58% 39% 43%
Head Over Heels Ocean 20 44-45 96% 68% 95% 96% 95% Mastergame
Heartland Odin 16 66-67 93% 67% 93% 89% 92% Rave
Heavy on the Magick Gargoyle 10 54-55 89% 41% 86% 95% 92% Mastergame
Helichopper Firebird 12 64 33% 32% 24% 17% 21%
Herbert's Dummy Run Mikro-Gen 3 63 94% 51% 82% 81% 81%
High Frontier Activision 30 48 46% 15% 58% 66% 64%
Highlander Ocean 18 60 71% 46% 52% 44% 48%
Highway Encounter Vortex 2 54-55 97% 57% 95% 93% 95% Mastergame
Hijack Electric Dreams 17 63 68% 17% 71% 62% 65%
Hi-Rise Bubble Bus 3 48-49 41% 19% 78% 71% 73%
The Hive Firebird 17 60-61 89% 39% 83% 88% 86% Rave
Hollywood Or Bust Mastertronic 19 60 42% 65% 36% 30% 39%
How To Be A Complete Bastard Virgin 26 46 57% 47% 68% 50% 66%
Howard The Duck Activision 23 53 36% 32% 42% 27% 31%
Hunchback Amsoft 1 76-77 41% 21% 56% 47% 49%
Hunchback II Ocean 1 69-70 75% 68% 84% 70% 74%
Hunter Killer Amsoft 1 88-89 48% 18% 41% 52% 47%
The Hustler Bubble Bus 5 58 66% 52% 53% 62% 59%
Hybrid Starlight / Ariolasoft 25 31 76% 38% 58% 67% 64%
Hydrofool FTL 22 44-45 88% 83% 86% 85% 85% Rave
Hyper Sports Imagine 4 48-49 88% 60% 88% 89% 88% Rave
Hyperbowl Mastertronic 18 54-55 31% 60% 81% 76% 80% Rave

I

Game Publisher Issue Page Graphics Sonics Grab Factor Staying Power Overall Notes
Icon John Mirrorsoft 15 82-83 70% 54% 77% 83% 80% Rave
Ikari Warriors Elite 16 74-75 94% 63% 94% 88% 91% Rave
Impossaball Hewson 18 42-43 68% 53% 94% 90% 91% Rave
Impossible Mission US Gold 5 64 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a Preview
Impossible Mission US Gold 13 36-37 67% 34% 87% 87% 85% Rave
Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom US Gold 27 60 69% 66% 71% 74% 72%
Indoor Soccer Magnificent Seven 8 64 41% 28% 33% 30% 31%
Indoor Sports Advance 25 42 70% 36% 73% 68% 70%
Infiltrator US Gold 16 83 60% 45% 68% 79% 75%
Infodroid Beyond 18 60 84% 67% 58% 54% 63%
The Inheritance Infogrames 12 59 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a Preview
The Inheritance Infogrames 15 83 86% 15% 79% 75% 77%
Inside Outing The Edge 27 50 78% 37% 65% 73% 69%
International Karate Endurance Games 13 55 62% 78% 54% 52% 53%
International Karate + System 3 / Activision 30 41 84% 58% 71% 59% 68%
International Rugby Artic 13 54 31% 51% 38% 32% 34%
Into Oblivion Mastertronic 9 53 60% 41% 50% 72% 70%
Into The Eagle's Nest Pandora / Interceptor 20 58 84% 60% 76% 74% 74%
It's A Knockout Ocean 15 70 16% 19% 18% 16% 17%

J

Game Publisher Issue Page Graphics Sonics Grab Factor Staying Power Overall Notes
Jack the Nipper Gremlin 12 42-43 86% 69% 86% 77% 81% Rave
Jack The Nipper II Gremlin 27 50 66% 62% 71% 81% 74%
Jackal Konami 28 55 63% 47% 64% 52% 51%
Jackle and Wide Bulldog 22 60 53% 54% 56% 62% 61%
Jail Break Konami 17 67 68% 62% 70% 61% 65%
Jammin Amsoft 1 77-78 59% 95% 74% 69% 72%
Jet-Boot Jack Amsoft 1 67 71% 70% 74% 68% 70%
Jet Set Willy The Hit Squad 4 63 56% 67% 85% 87% 85% Part of They Sold a Million Compilation
Jet Set Willy II Software Projects 1 89 56% 67% 85% 87% 85%
Joe Blade Players 26 59 56% 60% 60% 53% 57%
Johnny Reb Lothlorien 1 87 28% 12% 55% 52% 52%
Johnny Reb II Lothlorien 13 45 38% 29% 57% 48% 54%
Juggernaut CRL 2 48-49 53% 40% 73% 68% 69%
Jump Jet Anirog 1 89 55% 56% 62% 60% 59%
Jumpman Blaby 5 41 51% 42% 39% 42% 40%

K

Game Publisher Issue Page Graphics Sonics Grab Factor Staying Power Overall Notes
Kaiser Ariolasoft 8 62-63 5% 5% 29% 41% 37%
Kane Mastertronic 11 48 71% 60% 83% 78% 80% Rave
Kat Trap Streetwise 17 60-61 82% 24% 85% 82% 83% Rave
Kettle Alligata 15 66-67 68% 60% 82% 73% 78%
Key Factor Amsoft 1 79 44% 52% 35% 24% 28%
Killapede Players 10 49 58% 71% 55% 59% 64%
Killed Until Dead US Gold 27 45 87% 72% 83% 78% 80% Rave
Killer Ring Ariolasoft 19 49 73% 67% 62% 49% 61%
Kinetik Firebird 21 50 64% 66% 69% 63% 65%
Knight Games English Software 7 76-77 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a Preview
Knight Games English Software 12 54-55 94% 90% 80% 62% 72%
Knight Lore Ultimate 1 56-57 96% 61% 96% 95% 95%
Knight Lore The Hit Squad 10 64-65 n/a n/a n/a n/a 86% Part of They Sold a Million II compilation
Knight Tyme MAD 11 50-51 63% 69% 91% 94% 95% Mastergame
Knight Rider Ocean 14 57 31% 45% 19% 15% 18% Grave
Kokotoni Wilf Elite 6 42 63% 12% 66% 55% 57%
Konami's Golf Imagine 18 60 59% 34% 60% 45% 52%
Kong Strikes Back Ocean 1 71 77% 74% 86% 81% 83%
Koronis Rift Activision 19 62-63 92% 63% 87% 92% 90% Rave
Krakout Imagine 22 54-55 73% 65% 83% 82% 82% Rave
Kung-Fu Master US Gold 11 54-55 72% 47% 68% 77% 72%

L

Game Publisher Issue Page Graphics Sonics Grab Factor Staying Power Overall Notes
Laserwarp Amsoft 1 80 62% 21% 58% 52% 54%
Last V8 MAD 8 54-55 86% 82% 76% 67% 74%
Leaderboard Access 21 44-45 72% 9% 82% 86% 83% Rave
League Challenge Atlantis 22 60 32% 0% 54% 61% 62%
Legions Of Death Lothlorien / Argus Press 21 52-53 48% 12% 77% 87% 82% Rave
Leviathan English Software 22 57 81% 78% 60% 63% 66%
Life Expectancy Zero Blaby 5 55-56 29% 35% 25% 15% 23%
Lightforce Gargoyla Games 15 56 90% 42% 91% 89% 90% Rave
Little Computer People Activision 19 60 58% 20% 50% 50% 60%
The Living Daylights Domark 24 54-55 70% 66% 71% 65% 68%
Livingstone, I Presume Alligata 22 62-63 73% 54% 76% 74% 75%
Loco-Motion Mastertronic 1 19 64% 43% 76% 73% 76%
Lords of Midnight Amsoft 1 48-49 90% 0% 86% 95% 91% Rave

M

Game Publisher Issue Page Graphics Sonics Grab Factor Staying Power Overall Notes
Macadam Bumper PSS 2 42 67% 42% 77% 70% 72%
Macrocosmica Amsoft 4 42-43 39% 26% 74% 82% 78%
Madballs Ocean 29 48 43% 62% 53% 45% 48%
Mag Max Imagine 23 44-45 83% 42% 90% 89% 89% Mastergame
Mah Jong Liffsoft 12 56 05% 05% 65% 74% 70%
Manic Miner Amsoft 1 82 68% 41% 71% 61% 64%
Marble Madness Construction Set Melbourne House 18 45 70% 10% 65% 74% 70%
Marsport Gargoyle 3 54-55 97% 11% 94% 95% 95% Mastergame
Martianoids Ultimate 21 54 63% 38% 60% 68% 61%
Mask Gremlin Graphics 25 36-37 88% 53% 83% 88% 86% Rave
Mask II Gremlin 29 47 67% 47% 65% 53% 60%
Master Chess Amsoft 1 81 30% 5% 50% 70% 60%
Master of the Lamps Activision 2 41 84% 93% 83% 63% 79%
Masters Of The Universe Gremlin 30 59 53% 24% 47% 39% 42%
Match Day Ocean 2 64-65 87% 72% 90% 89% 89%
Match Day The Hit Squad 10 64-65 n/a n/a n/a n/a 81% Part of They Sold a Million II compilation
Match Point Psion 6 47 69% 32% 68% 75% 71%
Match Point The Hit Squad 10 64-65 n/a n/a n/a n/a 71% Part of They Sold a Million II compilation
Matchday II Ocean 28 60-61 83% 46% 85% 88% 86% Rave
Max Headroom Quicksilva 11 67 43% 72% 67% 59% 63%
Meltdown Alligata 7 76-77 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a Preview
Meltdown Alligata 11 59 60% 64% 69% 65% 67%
Mercenary Novagen 20 60-61 84% 20% 78% 87% 85% Rave
Mermaid Madness Electric Dreams 13 36-37 92% 66% 72% 67% 70%
Metrocross US Gold 22 58 74% 76% 78% 77% 76%
Mexico '86 Qualsoft 4 40-41 22% 41% 62% 72% 68%
MGT Loriciels 19 51 71% 53% 57% 68% 64%
Miami Dice Bug-Byte 15 75 64% 74% 57% 49% 53%
Miami Vice Ocean 18 60 60% 20% 17% 31% 24%
Millionaire Incentive 1 75-76 18% 13% 61% 58% 53%
Minder DK Tronics 1 76-77 86% 73% 84% 71% 78%
Mission Elevator Micropool 12 50-51 74% 52% 73% 71% 71%
Mission Genocide Firebird 25 40-41 90% 37% 82% 77% 80% Rave
Mission Jupiter Code Masters 26 53 72% 61% 62% 54% 62%
Mission Omega Mind Games 13 38-39 53% 86% 63% 75% 70%
Motos Mastertronic 27 49 76% 43% 79% 83% 82%
Mountie Mick's Death Ride Reaktor 24 58 52% 61% 55% 60% 61%
Mr. Freeze Firebird 1 69 44% 10% 56% 40% 62%
Mr. Wong's Loopy Laundry Amsoft 1 82 45% 40% 58% 49% 52%
Molecule Man Mastertronic 11 63 53% 58% 73% 84% 82% Rave
Monopoly Leisure Genius 10 51-52 42% 18% 52% 63% 57%
Monty on the Run Gremlin 9 55 53% 91% 60% 68% 65%
Moon Buggy Anirog 1 80-81 69% 17% 68% 65% 67%
Moon Buggy Beau Jolly 9 56 n/a n/a n/a n/a 63% Part of 10 Computer Hits 2 compilation
Moon Cresta Incentive 8 54-55 70% 41% 70% 53% 62%
Movie Imagine 9 66-67 70% 33% 62% 69% 66%
Mr. Weems And The She-Vampires Piranha 22 57 64% 17% 62% 57% 60%
Mutant Monty Amsoft 1 76 59% 53% 62% 59% 60%
Mutant Monty Beau Jolly 9 56 n/a n/a n/a n/a 45% Part of 10 Computer Hits 2 compilation
Mutants Ocean 24 56 56% 24% 59% 52% 54%
Mystery Of The Nile Firebird 26 55 76% 60% 73% 64% 71%

N

Game Publisher Issue Page Graphics Sonics Grab Factor Staying Power Overall Notes
N.E.X.O.R. Design Design 14 46-47 67% 40% 68% 71% 68%
Nemesis Konami 22 49 74% 68% 77% 67% 75%
Nemesis The Warlock Martech 23 48 47% 33% 61% 69% 65%
Nether Earth Argus Press 21 62-63 72% 53% 80% 82% 80% Rave
Nexus Nexus 12 52-53 77% 68% 84% 82% 81% Rave
Nick Faldo Plays the Open Mind Games 9 48 62% 17% 59% 69% 65%
Night Gunner Digital Integration 12 64-65 66% 65% 55% 44% 49%
Nightshade Ultimate 5 36-37 96% 55% 91% 78% 85% Rave
Ninja Mastertronic 19 57 52% 31% 62% 51% 64%
Ninja Hamster CRL 28 55 63% 36% 48% 39% 44%
Nodes of Yesod Odin 10 50-51 60% 42% 60% 64% 62%
NOMAD Ocean 8 69 57% 22% 56% 68% 63%
Nonterraqueous Mastertronic 1 49 86% 31% 67% 88% 85% Rave
Northstar Gremlin 30 51 78% 76% 79% 65% 73%
Nosferatu Piranha 16 96-97 85% 57% 72% 67% 70%
Nuclear Defence Amsoft 13 45-46 40% 24% 33% 23% 28%
Nuclear Heist Players 10 58-59 38% 51% 25% 14% 19%

O

Game Publisher Issue Page Graphics Sonics Grab Factor Staying Power Overall Notes
Obsidian Artic 4 56 85% 40% 78% 86% 81% Rave
Oh Mummy Amsoft 1 79 61% 66% 60% 42% 48%
Olympiad Atlantis 14 56-57 33% 16% 20% 18% 19% Grave
On the Run Design Design 2 68 95% 31% 79% 78% 79%
One Infogrames 17 72 71% 72% 69% 73% 73%
One Man And His Droid Mastertronic 6 48-49 58% 70% 70% 68% 72%
Out Of This World Reaktor / Ariolasoft 28 68 92% 78% 80% 74% 77%
Out Run US Gold 30 46-47 58% 5% 36% 42% 37%

P

Game Publisher Issue Page Graphics Sonics Grab Factor Staying Power Overall Notes
Pacific PSS 11 52 85% 66% 82% 77% 80% Rave
Palitron The Edge 17 54-55 92% 42% 88% 90% 89% Rave
Panzadrome Ariolasoft 8 63-64 49% 19% 58% 55% 53%
Paperboy Elite 25 36-37 80% 00% 84% 78% 81% Rave
Parabola Firebird 22 52 67% 34% 59% 67% 63%
Park Patrol Firebird 25 48 60% 45% 56% 50% 58%
Passengers On The Wind Infogrames 22 46-47 94% 92% 93% 88% 91% Mastergame
Passengers On The Wind II Infogrames 27 59 84% 76% 65% 74% 68%
Paws Artic 2 75 77% 38% 74% 68% 70%
Pegasus Bridge PSS 27 52 43% 16% 58% 69% 62%
Peter Shilton's Handball Maradona Grand Slam 17 58 24% 27% 42% 31% 38%
Phantom Club Ocean 28 66-67 74% 43% 68% 76% 71%
Ping Pong Imagine 6 36-37 70% 57% 77% 68% 74%
Pipeline 2 Mastertronic 15 75 63% 67% 78% 68% 76%
Play Your Cards Right Britannia Software Ltd 6 42 28% 43% 41% 26% 34%
Pneumatic Hammers Firebird 22 60 46% 16% 28% 30% 28%
Popeye MacMillan 15 69 61% 48% 60% 57% 59%
Powerplay Arcana 12 58 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a Preview
Powerplay Arcana 13 48-49 77% 54% 85% 92% 88% Rave
President Addictive 27 59 42% 22% 58% 76% 74%
Prize Amsoft 1 80 62% 31% 63% 54% 56%
Pro Ski Simulator Codemasters 27 52 68% 76% 74% 65% 73%
Pro Tennis Activision 14 53 51% 37% 78% 75% 76%
Prodigy Electric Dreams 15 61 89% 87% 83% 80% 81% Rave Review
Professional Snooker Simulator Code Masters 18 56 67% 21% 64% 74% 76%
Prohibition Infogrames 21 58-59 92% 80% 87% 83% 86% Rave
Project Future Gremlin 2 49-50 82% 24% 65% 71% 69%
Pulsator Martech 20 42-43 76% 43% 85% 86% 84% Rave
Punchy Amsoft 1 79 54% 32% 62% 51% 55%
Pyjamarama Amsoft 1 56 78% 51% 88% 72% 79%

Q

Game Publisher Issue Page Graphics Sonics Grab Factor Staying Power Overall Notes
Qabbalah Amsoft Gold 13 51-52 88% 62% 10% 35% 27%
Quack a Jack Amsoft 1 77 67% 21% 68% 66% 67%
Quartet Activision 24 56 37% 22% 42% 35% 38%
Questor Cascade 15 81 51% 14% 59% 57% 57%
Quiz Quest Anirog 5 61-62 13% 19% 55% 57% 51%

R

Game Publisher Issue Page Graphics Sonics Grab Factor Staying Power Overall Notes
Radzone Mastertronic 10 50-51 57% 66% 67% 71% 74%
Raid US Gold 2 64-65 91% 36% 90% 88% 89%
Rally Driver Hill MacGibbon 6 63 68% 46% 66% 77% 71%
Rambo: First Blood Part II Ocean 8 71 63% 41% 62% 54% 58%
Rampage Activision 29 44-45 78% 57% 82% 70% 76%
Ramparts Go 29 44 87% 76% 63% 52% 55%
Ranarama Hewson 21 46-47 88% 74% 93% 90% 91% Mastergame
Rasputin Firebird 7 62-63 87% 57% 94% 93% 92% Mastergame
Rasterscan Mastertronic 21 58-59 88% 48% 86% 86% 88% Rave
Rebelstar Firebird 18 50 84% 58% 76% 78% 82% Rave
Red Arrows Database Software 1 27 52% 30% 48% 77% 55%
Red Coats Lothlorien 1 87 36% 12% 57% 41% 45%
Red L.E.D. Starlight / Ariolasoft 27 46-47 86% 42% 92% 93% 92% Master Game
Red Scorpion Quicksilva 22 51 65% 67% 51% 54% 53%
REM Blaby 5 58-59 32% 37% 33% 49% 39%
Renegade Kuma 4 65 32% 26% 29% 22% 27%
Renegade Imagine 25 44-45 94% 85% 91% 89% 90% Rave
Rescue on Fractulus Activision 13 40 71% 55% 64% 77% 71%
Revolution Electric Dreams 14 50-51 77% 46% 91% 88% 90% Mastergame
Ricochet Blaby 6 37 & 39 23% 71% 20% 14% 18%
Road Runner US Gold 26 41 83% 52% 78% 70% 74%
Rocco Gremlin 2 74-75 62% 31% 45% 27% 36%
Rock 'n' Wrestle Melbourne House 10 66 62% 8% 64% 54% 58%
Rock Raid Kuma 1 19 61% 36% 57% 70% 65%
Rocket Ball Strobe / IJK 16 98 56% 54% 74% 72% 72%
Rocky Horror Show CRL 1 56 40% 77% 72% 59% 64%
Rogue Trooper Piranha 17 69 85% 20% 72% 42% 59%
Roland Ahoy! Amsoft 1 71 57% 20% 60% 51% 56%
Roland Goes Digging Amsoft 1 70 57% 51% 60% 48% 54%
Roland Goes Square Bashing Amsoft 1 81 52% 53% 46% 25% 30%
Roland in Space Amsoft 1 60-61 80% 65% 83% 81% 81%
Roland in the Caves Amsoft 1 67 47% 42% 56% 44% 49%
Roland in Time Amsoft 1 58 81% 52% 84% 82% 82%
Roland on the Ropes Amsoft 1 58 & 60 47% 61% 63% 62% 58%
Roland on the Run Amsoft 1 78 62% 36% 35% 27% 29%
Rolling Thunder US Gold 30 51 34% 46% 42% 35% 37%
Room Ten CRL 12 50-51 70% 31% 82% 67% 73%
Run For Gold Hill MacGibbon 6 40 78% 56% 84% 80% 80% Rave
Rygar US Gold 29 55 66% 68% 53% 61% 56%

S

Game Publisher Issue Page Graphics Sonics Grab Factor Staying Power Overall Notes
Saboteur Durell 9 46 56% 42% 51% 57% 53%
Saboteur II Durell 22 51 68% 72% 59% 77% 74%
Sabre Wulf Ultimate 4 62 85% 53% 83% 77% 80% Part of They Sold a Million Compilation
The Sacred Armour Of Antiriad Palace 17 54-55 91% 82% 88% 86% 87% Rave
Sai Combat Mirrorsoft 11 62 77% 52% 69% 61% 64%
Sailing Activision 21 60 60% 67% 32% 51% 42%
Samantha Fox Strip Poker Martech 9 63 44% 13% 41% 36% 40%
Samurai Trilogy Gremlin 24 57 46% 39% 49% 47% 47%
Saracen Americana 28 53 26% 32% 32% 40% 40%
SAS Assault Course Atlantis 18 51 28% 22% 44% 37% 48%
Satellite Warrior Amsoft 3 50 56% 27% 78% 64% 70%
Scalextric Virgin / Leisure Genius 20 57 61% 31% 58% 66% 61%
Scout Steps Out Amsoft 1 87 75% 72% 78% 77% 77%
Scrabble Deluxe Leisure Genius 26 47 17% 00% 68% 86% 77%
Screwball Blue Ribbon 6 53 49% 46% 43% 32% 40%
Scruples Leisure Genius 29 47 38% 29% 59% 68% 63%
Sentinel Firebird 19 53-54 90% 25% 92% 88% 90% Rave
Sepulcri Ariolasoft 16 79 82% 39% 60% 81% 71%
Shadowfire Beyond 9 66-67 84% 57% 65% 77% 75%
Shadow Skimmer The Edge 24 48 83% 68% 72% 52% 58%
Shao-lin's Road The Edge 21 56 67% 68% 64% 60% 62%
[Shockway rider]] FTL 20 52-53 82% 71% 86% 80% 83% Rave
Shogun Virgin 10 46-47 88% 39% 87% 81% 85% Rave
Short Circuit Ocean 19 44-45 71% 67% 81% 88% 86% Rave
Short's Fuse Firebird 1 87 41% 30% 41% 65% 62%
Sidewalk Infogrames 26 45 75% 87% 73% 66% 70%
Sigma 7 Durrell 20 52-53 82% 75% 85% 82% 84% Rave
Sir Lancelot Melbourne House 1 82 62% 41% 68% 62% 64%
Skyfox Ariolasoft 6 34-35 67% 41% 85% 87% 81% Rave
Slap Fight Imagine 24 48 77% 71% 78% 76% 76%
Slapshot Anirog 2 67-68 68% 27% 68% 65% 67%
Snodgits Sparklers 11 57 42% 48% 54% 52% 56%
Soccer 86 Activision 12 55-56 62% 41% 64% 58% 61%
Solar Coaster Optyx 21 55 55% 37% 56% 42% 48%
Sorcerer Lord PSS 29 58-59 70% 6% 84% 80% 81% Rave
Sorcery Virgin Games 1 58 91% 70% 93% 89% 90%
Sorcery + Amsoft 1 52-53 91% 70% 93% 93% 91% Rave
Software Star Addictive 1 75 14% 11% 58% 47% 46%
Solomon's Key US Gold 26 55 83% 69% 82% 76% 78%
Southern Belle Hewson 2 52 77% 70% 78% 89% 81% Rave
Soul of a Robot Mastertronic 3 41 85% 33% 85% 82% 84% Rave
Space Harrier Elite 17 64-65 93% 80% 92% 89% 90% Rave
Space Hawks Amsoft 1 80 46% 52% 56% 44% 49%
Space Shuttle Activision 14 55 48% 34% 67% 53% 59%
Spannerman Amsoft 1 77 51% 34% 48% 41% 43%
Special Operations Lothlorien 1 87-88 34% 8% 64% 69% 65%
Speed King Mastertronic 13 54-55 60% 62% 74% 60% 72%
Spellbound MAD 6 56-57 78% 80% 86% 90% 90% Rave
Spiky Harold Firebird 10 60 59% 56% 63% 51% 66%
Spindizzy Electric Dreams 6 58-59 93% 27% 96% 97% 96% Mastergame
Spitfire 40 Mirrorsoft 5 42 70% 71% 70% 63% 68%
Splat! Amsoft 1 78 51% 38% 69% 61% 63%
Split Personalities Domark 14 48-49 65% 59% 87% 86% 85% Rave
Spy vs Spy Beyond 3 52-53 91% 74% 91% 90% 90% Rave
Stainless Steel Mikro-Gen 13 52 61% 42% 70% 62% 65%
Star Firebirds Firebird 12 54 61% 27% 41% 32% 37% Re-Release
Star Wars Domark 29 56 43% 40% 52% 38% 44%
Starfox Reaktor / Arioasoft 24 52 90% 47% 87% 91% 89% Rave
Star Glider Rainbird 17 50-51 95% 37% 95% 94% 91% Mastergame
Starion Melbourne House 2 70 95% 42% 83% 90% 88% Rave
Starquake Bubble Bus 10 47 & 49 67% 43% 83% 80% 80% Rave
Starstrike II Firebird 12 46-47 96% 65% 96% 92% 94% Mastergame
Steve Davis Snooker CDS 1 68 76% 25% 64% 70% 68%
Stifflip & Co. Palace 28 60-61 87% 64% 77% 84% 81% Rave
Stock Market Speculator Collins Soft 6 36-37 17% 0% 60% 69% 59%
Storm Mastertronic 12 44-45 65% 41% 84% 80% 84% Rave
Stormbringer Mastertronic 23 46 65% 70% 86% 89% 88% Rave
Strangeloop Virgin Games 4 46-47 90% 44% 88% 94% 91% Rave
Strangeloop + Amsoft Gold 7 72-73 91% 44% 88% 95% 92% Rave
Street Hawk Ocean 15 69 72% 51% 70% 58% 66%
Street Machine Software Invasion 17 53 65% 61% 74% 80% 73%
Strike Mastertronic 23 52 63% 33% 49% 52% 49%
Strike Force Cobra Piranha 20 50 71% 33% 73% 77% 74%
Strike Force Harrier Mirrorsoft 7 48-49 & 51 92% 45% 90% 93% 91% Rave
Stryfe Ere 22 59 68% 73% 58% 52% 54%
Subterranean Stryker Amsoft 2 73-74 68% 32% 71% 70% 69%
Sultan's Maze Amsoft 1 76 31% 10% 34% 27% 29%
Sun Star CRL 25 30 44% 37% 27% 22% 27%
Super Cycle US Gold 20 49 71% 55% 73% 70% 71%
Super Hang On Electric Dreams 29 45 41% 14% 74% 62% 68%
Super Pipeline II Amsoft 1 70-71 83% 81% 84% 63% 71%
Super Pipeline II Beau Jolly 9 56 n/a n/a n/a n/a 67% Part of 10 Computer Hits 2 compilation
Super Robin Hood Code Masters 18 54-55 74% 86% 84% 82% 85% Rave
Super Sam Budgie 2 74-75 38% 62% 52% 36% 47%
Super Sprint Electric Dreams 27 51 68% 23% 79% 67% 73%
Surprise Surprise Central Solutions 7 67 12% 12% 8% 9% 10%
Survivor Anirog 1 60 68% 75% 58% 72% 66%
Survivor US Gold 26 56 68% 65% 0% 59% 63%
Sweevo's World Gargoyle 5 48-49 96% 42% 90% 85% 90% Rave
Swords and Sorcery PSS 9 65-66 67% 38% 53% 76% 70%
The Sydney Affair Infogrames 20 58 64% 10% 50% 68% 62%

T

Game Publisher Issue Page Graphics Sonics Grab Factor Staying Power Overall Notes
Tai Pan Ocean 26 59 40% 74% 64% 72% 66%
Tales of the Arabian Nights Interceptor 4 42-43 61% 63% 72% 65% 68%
Tank Busters Design Design 1 73 96% 55% 90% 86% 88%
Tank Command Amsoft Gold 6 34-36 76% 40% 83% 81% 81% Rave
Tapper Amsoft / Sega 20 49 73% 52% 76% 64% 69%
Tarzan Martech 17 72 76% 68% 70% 72% 71%
Tau Ceti CRL 7 48-49 89% 20% 88% 89% 88% Rave
Tau Ceti: Special Edition CRL 10 64 91% 20% 90% 92% 91% Rave
Technician Ted Hewson 1 58 74% 63% 84% 81% 82%
Technician Ted Beau Jolly 9 56 n/a n/a n/a n/a 65% Part of 10 Computer Hits 2 compilation
Tempest Electric Dreams 9 54-55 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a Preview
Tempest Electric Dreams 14 48-49 71% 62% 85% 82% 83% Rave
Terminus Mastertronic Added Dimension 20 57 78% 48% 71% 78% 79%
Terra Cognita Code Masters 16 80-81 81% 31% 81% 80% 80% Rave
Terror Of The Deep Mirrorsoft 22 50 55% 13% 36% 34% 34%
Test Match CRL 1 73-74 21% 8% 44% 53% 50%
Tetris Mirrorsoft 30 56-57 48% 66% 84% 66% 72%
Thai Boxing Anco 16 97 57% 42% 46% 44% 53%
Thanatos Durrell 16 74-75 94% 62% 91% 87% 89% Rave
Theatre Europe PSS 5 44-45 72% 33% 89% 83% 86% Rave
They Stole A Million 39 Steps / Ariolasoft 16 86-87 62% 19% 88% 89% 88% Rave
Thing Bounces Back Gremlin 23 50-51 84% 75% 84% 82% 83% Rave
Thing On A Spring Gremlin 8 50 72% 82% 84% 78% 82% Rave
Think! Ariolasoft 6 44-45 & 47 63% 5% 82% 81% 80% Rave
Three Weeks in Paradise Mikro-Gen 7 56 92% 42% 62% 72% 67%
Through The Trapdoor Piranha 29 54 83% 63% 54% 78% 62%
Thrust Firebird 12 52-53 89% 47% 96% 91% 94% Rave
Thrust 2 Firebird 22 52 67% 46% 63% 68% 64%
Thunder Zone Firebird 21 60 46% 33% 30% 34% 35%
Thundercats Elite 27 54-55 81% 67% 87% 92% 90% Rave
Tim Love's Cricket Peaksoft 5 56 57% 17% 62% 69% 67%
Time Lord Alpha Omega 15 70-71 47% 16% 57% 52% 56%
Timetrax Mind Games / Argus 16 71 78% 88% 68% 77% 74%
TLL Vortex 5 48-49 97% 34% 93% 88% 90% Rave
Toadrunner Ariolasoft 10 65-66 48% 21% 18% 56% 30%
Tobruk 1942 PSS 11 60-61 56% 55% 76% 68% 71%
Tomahawk Digital Integration 8 60-61 93% 63% 91% 92% 92% Rave
Tombstowne Amsoft 4 68 62% 76% 74% 71% 72%
Top Gun Ocean 17 57 50% 74% 62% 57% 60%
Tournament Snooker Magnificent Seven 8 72 67% 21% 64% 74% 69%
Traffic Amsoft 1 77 44% 43% 57% 42% 46%
Trailblazer Gremlin 14 62 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a Preview
Trailblazer Gremlin 15 72-73 87% 70% 89% 83% 86% Rave
Transmuter Codemasters 27 60 28% 35% 15% 21% 17%
Trantor Go / US Gold 27 56-57 86% 76% 86% 74% 80% Rave
The Trapdoor Piranha 15 66-67 88% 73% 92% 84% 87% AA Rave
Trashman Virgin 12 64-65 64% 22% 77% 75% 73%
Triaxos 39 Steps / ariolasoft 23 42-43 68% 64% 84% 86% 84% Rave
Trio Hit Pak 24 46 59% 82% 73% 71% 71%
Trivia UK Anirog 2 59-60 30% 25% 65% 71% 55%
Trivia Pursuit Domark 15 62-63 62% 58% 68% 69% 68%
Trollie Wallie Players 10 52 52% 68% 50% 64% 66%
TT Racer Digital Integration 19 58 67% 37% 71% 59% 64%
Tubaruba Advance 6 39 77% 75% 76% 69% 74%
Turbo Esprit Durell 5 75 & 77 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a Preview
Turbo Esprit Durell 9 60 78% 51% 83% 81% 81% Rave

U

Game Publisher Issue Page Graphics Sonics Grab Factor Staying Power Overall Notes
Uchi-Mata Martech 20 48 61% 18% 62% 70% 65%
Ultima Ratio Firebird 25 48 69% 51% 71% 64% 67%

V

Game Publisher Issue Page Graphics Sonics Grab Factor Staying Power Overall Notes
V Ocean 11 61 51% 27% 46% 39% 43%
Vagan Attack Anirog 2 60-61 26% 18% 48% 56% 55%
Vampire Code Masters 18 51 57% 30% 62% 65% 68%
Vera Cruz Affair Infogrames 12 59 & 63 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a Preview
Vera Cruz Affair Infogrames 14 59 70% 14% 53% 71% 64%
Video Poker Mastertronic 15 64 40% 17% 21% 17% 21%
A View to a Kill Domark 2 47 59% 87% 57% 69% 67%
Voodoo Rage Antarctic 10 59 43% 43% 32% 36% 35%
Vulcan: The Tunisian Campaign CCS 21 52-53 57% 15% 78% 84% 82% Rave

W

Game Publisher Issue Page Graphics Sonics Grab Factor Staying Power Overall Notes
Warlock The Edge 19 51 78% 58% 66% 64% 64%
War Zone CCS 1 88 41% 17% 59% 60% 57%
Way Of The Exploding Fist Melbourne House 1 16-17 92% 64% 96% 95% 94% Mastergame
Way of the Tiger Gremlin 8 56 89% 37% 76% 65% 70%
Werewolves Of London Viz Design / Ariolasoft 27 51 79% 72% 70% 61% 66%
Werner Ariolasoft 16 86-87 80% 24% 85% 80% 82% Rave
West Bank Gremlin 19 57 72% 63% 75% 67% 74%
Western Games Magic Bytes / Ariolasoft 28 49 92% 67% 77% 78% 76%
Who Dares Wins II Alligata 6 56-57 85% 68% 85% 82% 83% Rave
Wibstars A 'n' F 19 49 46% 13% 45% 33% 37%
Wild Bunch Firebird 1 62 25% 15% 64% 67% 70%
Willow Pattern Adventure Firebird 3 42 & 59 77% 84% 79% 68% 76%
Winter Games US Gold 9 68 94% 89% 87% 92% 90% Rave
Winter Sports Electric Dreams 6 48-49 40% 16% 47% 60% 48%
Wizard's Lair Bubble Bus 2 38-39 84% 68% 83% 82% 82% Rave
Wizball Ocean 25 32-33 88% 68% 94% 90% 92% Master Game
Wonderboy Activision 24 47 58% 51% 65% 72% 68%
World Class Leaderboard US Gold 26 42-43 86% 22% 85% 87% 84%
World Cup Artic 1 74 52% 28% 73% 66% 68%
World Cup Beau Jolly 9 56 n/a n/a n/a n/a 52% Part of 10 Computer Hits 2 compilation
World Cup Carnival US Gold 11 56-57 48% 26% 5% 5% 0%
World Cup Soccer Macmillan 3 62 84% 68% 79% 77% 78%
World Games US Gold 23 52 73% 54% 67% 74% 70%
World Series Baseball Imagine 3 48-50 70% 58% 73% 70% 71%
Wreckless Roger Blaby 6 65 37% 17% 20% 15% 17%
Wriggler Romantic Robot 4 52 73% 69% 62% 71% 68%
Wriggler Blaby 5 40-41 56% 48% 77% 72% 76%

X

Game Publisher Issue Page Graphics Sonics Grab Factor Staying Power Overall Notes
Xanagrams Amsoft 1 82 5% 5% 46% 44% 33%
Xarq Electric Dreams 17 72 43% 47% 52% 54% 52%
Xcel Mastertronic 17 64-65 75% 35% 81% 74% 80% Rave
Xeno A 'n' F 15 76 74% 22% 87% 70% 78%
Xevious US Gold 18 46 76% 43% 71% 52% 57%
Xor Logotron 26 50-51 60% 37% 85% 94% 91% Master Game

Y

Game Publisher Issue Page Graphics Sonics Grab Factor Staying Power Overall Notes
Yie Ar Kung-Fu Imagine 4 54-55 91% 82% 93% 92% 92% Mastergame
Yogi Bear Piranha 29 55 67% 49% 69% 61% 66%

Z

Game Publisher Issue Page Graphics Sonics Grab Factor Staying Power Overall Notes
Z Rino / Alligata 16 84 78% 58% 77% 70% 74%
Zania Myrddin 6 49-50 77% 11% 62% 51% 56%
Ziggurat Reaktor / Ariolasoft 28 54 76% 64% 72% 75% 73%
Zoids Martech 9 50-51 86% 27% 84% 93% 88% Rave
Zombi UBIsoft 16 96 77% 60% 65% 72% 69%
Zorro US Gold 4 44 68% 41% 78% 77% 76%
Zub Mastertronic 16 77 67% 71% 78% 66% 76%
Zynaps Hewson 24 54-55 77% 71% 85% 82% 83% Rave

Adventures

0-9

Game Publisher Issue Page Atmosphere Interaction Challenge Overall Notes

A

Game Publisher Issue Page Atmosphere Interaction Challenge Overall Notes
Acheton Topologika 29 60-61 70% 55% 85% 69%
After Shock Interceptor 15 87&89 70% 62% 75% 69%
Al-Strad Rhinesoft 6 75 68% 49% 58% 68%
Apache Gold Incentive 17 79-80 70% 55% 56% 58%
The Archers Mosaic / Level 9 16 51-52 60% n/a n/a 60%
Ashkeron Mirrorsoft 2 79-80 60% 75% 70% 70%

B

Game Publisher Issue Page Atmosphere Interaction Challenge Overall Notes
Ballyhoo Infocom 9 75&77 89% 90% 90% 89%
The Beer Hunter Global Software 7 79-80 65% 60% 67% 62%
Bestiary Perry Williams 21 80 68% 58% 62% 75%
Black Fountain / Sharpe's Deeds Incentive Double Gold 23 60 55% 62% 55% 58%
The Boggit CRL 13 58 81% 72% 78% 80%
Bugsy CRL / St. Brides 16 52 65% 67% 70% 69%
Bureaucracy Infocom / Activision 22 66-67 92% 93% 94% 89%

C

Game Publisher Issue Page Atmosphere Interaction Challenge Overall Notes
Countdown To Doom Topologika 26 69 & 71 68% 55% 66% 59%

D

Game Publisher Issue Page Atmosphere Interaction Challenge Overall Notes
Die You Vicious Fish Rhinosoft 18 62 58% 47% 59% 61%
Dodgy Geezers Melbourne House 18 62 61% 53% 61% 50
Dracula CRI 17 80 & 82 85% 45% 50% 48%
Dungeons, Amethysts, Alchemists 'n' Everythin' Atlantis 23 61&63 65% 50% 50% 65%

E

Game Publisher Issue Page Atmosphere Interaction Challenge Overall Notes
Escape From Khoshima Atlantis 21 80 68% 58% 65% 75%

F

Game Publisher Issue Page Atmosphere Interaction Challenge Overall Notes

G

Game Publisher Issue Page Atmosphere Interaction Challenge Overall Notes
Galaxias Global Software 8 79-80 63% 56% 67% No Score Given No Score Given
Gnome Ranger Level 9 28 81 89% 48% 65% 60%
The Growing Pains Of Adrian Mole Virgin / Mosaic / Level 9 19 77&79 75% n/a n/a 75%
Guild Of Thieves Magnetic Scrolls / Rainbird 29 60 89% 90% 84% 89%

H

Game Publisher Issue Page Atmosphere Interaction Challenge Overall Notes
The Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy Infocom 5 70-71 92% 94% 89% 93%
Hollywood Hijinx Infocom / Activision 20 62-63 89% 90% 92% 90%
HRH 8th Day Software 20 62 55% 45% 58% 59%
Hunchback - The Adventure Ocean 12 71-72 82% 50% 58% 70%

I

Game Publisher Issue Page Atmosphere Interaction Challenge Overall Notes
Ice Station Zero Eighth Day 4 82 52% 50% 48% 49%
Imagination Firebird 19 79 55% 58% 65% 75%
Island Of Riddles Redbeard 3 81 52% 42% 70% 58%

J

Game Publisher Issue Page Atmosphere Interaction Challenge Overall Notes
Jinxter Magnetic Scrolls / Rainbird 30 60 85% 90% 87% 88%

K

Game Publisher Issue Page Atmosphere Interaction Challenge Overall Notes
Knight Orc Level 9 / Rainbird 28 81 79% 89% 90% 84%
Kwah Melbourne House 16 51 65% 63% 70% 69%

L

Game Publisher Issue Page Atmosphere Interaction Challenge Overall Notes
Leather Goddeses Of Phobos Infocom / Activision 15 87 91% 93% 93% 91%
Lord Of The Rings Melbourne House 6 72-73 84% 86% 79% 85%
The Lost Phirious Part One: Cassiopia Vidipix 8 78 58% 50% 55% 55%
The Lost Phirious Part 2 Vidipix 10 73 62% 50% 63% 59%
Lurking Horror Infocom 27 73 96% 92% 90% 94%

M

Game Publisher Issue Page Atmosphere Interaction Challenge Overall Notes
The Magician's Ball Global 4 81-82 85% 82% 65% 80%
Mandragore Infogrames 12 70-71 60% 58% 87% 70%
Mansion Central Solutions 7 80 35% 22% 41% 41%
Microman Global Software 8 79 70% 56% 65% No Score Given No Score Given
Mindshadow Activision 3 81-82 70% 82% 68% 77%
Monsters Of Murdac Global Software 11 68 72% 65% 77% 75%
Mordon's Quest Melbourne House 2 80-81 75% 65% 82% 78%
Mountains Of Ket / Top Secret Incentive Double Gold 23 60-61 50% 55% 60% 55%
The Mural Global Software 8 79 60% 56% 68% No Score Given No Score Given
Murder On The Atlantic Infogrames 22 67-68 65% 24% 61% 45%

N

Game Publisher Issue Page Atmosphere Interaction Challenge Overall Notes
The Never Ending Story Ocean 4 80-81 85% 65% 78% 82%
North Sea Bullion Adventure Kuma 1 40 45% 10% 20% 25%

O

Game Publisher Issue Page Atmosphere Interaction Challenge Overall Notes
Old Scores Global Software 11 68-69 90% 80% 89% 89%

P

Game Publisher Issue Page Atmosphere Interaction Challenge Overall Notes
The Pawn Magnetic Scrolls / Rainbird 19 76-77 91% 93% 90% 92%
Philosopher's Quest Topologika 26 71 58% 55% 79% 58%
Price Of Magik Level 9 10 71-72 85% 88% 88% 88%

Q

Game Publisher Issue Page Atmosphere Interaction Challenge Overall Notes
Qor Maltdale Ltd 10 74 68% 58% 87% No Score Given

R

Game Publisher Issue Page Atmosphere Interaction Challenge Overall Notes
Red Hawk Melbourne House 9 75 58% 83% 68% 58%
Red Moon Level 9 1 39-40 90% 70% 85% 90% Rave
Return To Oz US Gold 15 89-90 40% 50% 8% 28%
Ring Of Darkness Global Software 8 79 No Score Given No Score Given No Score Given No Score Given No Score Given
Robin Of Sherlock CRL 10 72-73 78% 75% 77% 77%
Robin Of Sherwood Adventure International 2 78-79 62% 72% 68% 68%
Runestone Firebird 6 75 70% 80% 75% 80%

S

Game Publisher Issue Page Atmosphere Interaction Challenge Overall Notes
Seabase Delta Firebird 10 72 75% 68% 72% 85%
Seas Of Blood Adventure International 4 81 83% 62% 78% 78%
The Secret Diary Of Adrian Mole Mosaic / Level 9 3 78-79 83% - - 80%
The Secret Of St. Brides Audiogenic 7 80 72% 60% 68% 62%
Shadow Of The Bear Kuma 1 40 40% 10% 20% 25%
Shadows Of Mordor Melbourne House 21 79 80% 84% 78% 81%
Shymer Sandra Sharkey 30 61 55% 65% 53% 65%
Silicon Dreams Rainbird 17 78-79 85% 82% 89% 88%
Smuggler's Cove CRL 1 40-41 68% 55% 50% 62%
Souls Of Darkon Taskset 3 79&81 59% 45% 62% 58%
Spy Trek Americana 11 72 65% 58% 65% 69%
Stationfall Infocom 27 73-74 90% 89% 89% 90%
Subsunk Firebird 1 40 65% 50% 60% 65%

T

Game Publisher Issue Page Atmosphere Interaction Challenge Overall Notes
Terrormolinos Melbourne House 3 81 78% 60% 75% 77%
Tomb Of Kuslak Intrigue Software 3 79 32% 18% 12% 22%
Treasure Tunnels Plasma Touch 9 75&77 65% 63% 60% 65%
Twice Shy Mosaic / RamJam 16 52-53 75% 58% 69% 68%

U

Game Publisher Issue Page Atmosphere Interaction Challenge Overall Notes

V

Game Publisher Issue Page Atmosphere Interaction Challenge Overall Notes
Venom Mastertronic 29 61 49% 55% 58% 60%
The Very Big Cave Adventure CRL 10 73-74 79% 72% 77% 76%

W

Game Publisher Issue Page Atmosphere Interaction Challenge Overall Notes
Warlord Interceptor 2 79 68% 70% 65% 70%
Winter Wonderland Incentive 17 80 68% 55% 55% 55%
Wishbringer Infocom 9 77-78 92% 91% 90% 92%
The Worm In Paradise Level 9 5 66-67 75% 88% 85% 87%

X

Game Publisher Issue Page Atmosphere Interaction Challenge Overall Notes

Y

Game Publisher Issue Page Atmosphere Interaction Challenge Overall Notes
Yes Prime Minister Mosaic 27 76-77 68% N/A 20% 35%

Z

Game Publisher Issue Page Atmosphere Interaction Challenge Overall Notes
Zork Infocom 5 71-72 88% 86% 86% 86%