Hats off to PG for finally doing justice to Delta.
And a 'Boooh hissss' to everyone who still doesn't agree.
What's even better: the recognition that TRAZ actually should have 'sizzled'. I knew it, I KNEW it! (lovely game, especially with two players)
At the time I was desperate for a Nemesis-style shooter and Delta was the nearest thing to it...
Speaking of Nemesis, I though that the 80% mark Zzap gave it was also a little too cautious. It was a great conversion! I play it on MAME now but I have difficulties selecting the extra weapons.
Salamander's nice too, although the loading 'system' on the c64 totally ruined it. I'm trying it out with MAME now, first impression is that Nemesis is the better game.
The cool thing about MAME is that we're now able to check out the 'originals' instead of the c64 conversions. Why play Out Run on your c64 if you can play the arcade version?
On the other hand I was always impressed by the screen shots of Wec Le Mans, but now I'm playing it and I'm not too pleased with the gameplay!
Quartet & Enduro Racer got terrible reviews in Zzap as conversions, but now I understand the original games weren't up too much either.
Arcade originals that still seem to deliver the goods (IMO) are: 720, out run, bubble bobble, gauntlet, supersprint, defender & nemesis.
( I only have checked a small amount of roms, so there must be more....any tips?)
Btw, I heard Lee talking about Final Lap on his website, so I downloaded it only to discover what a wet dog of a game it really is!
Lee, did you really enjoy that game?
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