Tuesday, March 10, 2020

The One (February 1989)

The One (February 1989)

The One is a gaming magazine that was published in the U.K. in the late 1980s and early 1990s. It specialized in computer games, particularly the Amiga, Atari ST and PC (DOS). The February 1989 issue includes:
  • Letters - Join June and Terry in another half-hour of hilarity. This week there are lots of saucy goings on when Terry loses his trousers and the vicar comes to tea.

  • News - Electronic Arts creates Holy War in the form of Bullfrog Productions' Populous. Grand-slam's Schwarzenegger tie-in is up and running, Addictive's theatrically-inspired Kristal makes its debut and Gauntlet II finally makes it to the Amiga.

  • Reviews - Thirty-five thrifty folios...
    • 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea (Coktel Vision)
    • Baal (Psyclapse)
    • California Games (Epyx)
    • Circus Games (Tynesoft)
    • Cosmic Pirate (Outlaw)
    • Custodian (Hewson)
    • Dragon's Lair (Readysoft/Entertainment International)
    • Galactic Conqueror (Titus)
    • Hell Bent (Novagen)
    • Last Duel (U.S. Gold)
    • Mission Elevator (Axxiom)
    • Night Hunter (UbiSoft)
    • Skate Or Die (Electronic Arts)
    • Wanted (Infogrames)

  • Play Guide - Gary Whitta armors up to help the beleaguered commando through Ocean's Opeartion Wolf.

  • Demos - Fred Astaire heads an all-star cast including Rob Hubbard and Atari Juggler.

  • Arcades - A mixed bag of coin operated corkers, including the long-awaited sequel to Taito's Double Dragon and Capcom's Ghosts 'n' Goblins.

  • Feature - Paul Boughton explores the future world of William Gibson's Cyberpunk classic, Neuromancer, and meets the team behind the computer conversion, Interplay Productions.
...and more!

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