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January 1988

Issue 25
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YS scoops the other magazines by having an exclusive Monty Mole game Moley Christmas on the cover tape.
    An astonishing eleven Megagames in this issue.
    Board game feature Dicing With Death.
    Novelty Christmas presents feature.
    Hoping to follow-up on the forthcoming guaranteed success of OutRun, Road Blasters is the latest arcade licence to be acquired by US Gold.
    John Minson warns CRL against being so jubilant about the press publicity given to them when their latest game, Jack The Ripper, gets an 18 certificate from the BBFC. He forsees that all computer games will eventually have to get compulsory ratings. A few generations of computers on, he isn't far wrong...

 W Search WoS Archive  T Search The Tipshop  p Original YS page 
 V Read Article  P Read Preview  R Original Review 
 r Re-Release Review  C Compilation Review  G YS Guide Entry 

Top Ten Games

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Renegade/Imagine
2 
WT
 
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom/US Gold
3 
WT
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Tai-Pan/Ocean
4 
WT
 r G 
Bubble Bobble/Firebird
5 
WT
 R C 
MASK/Gremlin
6 
WT
 R C 
Road Runner/US Gold
7 
WT
 
Computer Hits Vol 4/Beau Jolly
8 
WT
 R C C C 
Exolon/Hewson
9 
WT
 
F-15 Strike Eagle/Microprose
10 
WT
 R C r G 
Mercenary/Novagen

Previews

 WT p
 R C 
GryZor/Ocean
 WT p
 R 
Masters Of The Universe/Gremlin

Reviews

 WT pV
 R C
720 Degrees/US Gold
 9 
 WT pV
 R
Aliens US Edition/Electric Dreams
 9 
 WT pV
 R
Bravestarr/Go!
 9 
 WT pV
 R
Dark Sceptre/Firebird
 9 
 WT pV
 R G
Deflektor/Gremlin
 9 
 WT pV
 P R C r C
Driller/Incentive
 9 
 WT pV
 R
Gunship/Microprose
 9 
 WT pV
 R C G
Nebulus/Hewson
 9 
 WT pV
 R
Slaine/Martech
 9 
 WT pV
 R C
Thundercats/Elite
 9 
 WT pV
 R
World Class Leaderboard/US Gold
 9 
 WT pV
 R
A Question Of Scruples/Leisure Genius
 8 
 WT pV
 R
Freddy Hardest/Imagine
 8 
 WT pV
 R
Rygar/US Gold
 8 
 WT pV
 R C
Through The Trap Door/Piranha
 8 
 WT pV
 R
Yogi Bear/Piranha
 8 
 WT pV
 R
Jackal/Konami
 7 
 WT pV
 R
Nihilist/Electric Dreams
 7 
 WT p
 G
Rescue/Mastertronic
 7 
 WT p
Xanthius/Players
 7 
 WT pV
 R
3D Game Maker/CRL
 6 
 WT pV
 R
Agent X II/Mastertronic
 6 
 WT pV
 R C
Basil The Great Mouse Detective/Gremlin
 6 
 WT p
Call Me Psycho/Pirate
 6 
 WT p
 C
Fruit Machine Simulator/Codemasters
 6 
 WT pV
 R
Outcast/CRL
 6 
 WT pV
 R
Phantom Club/Ocean
 6 
 WT p
War Cars Construction Set/Firebird
 6 
 WT pV
 R
Action Force/Virgin
 5 
 WT p
Bosconian/Mastertronic
 5 
 WT p
Omega One/Mastertronic
 5 
 WT p
Professional Ski Simulator/Codemasters
 5 
 WT pV
 R R
Death Or Glory/CRL
 4 
 WT p
Holiday In Sumaria/Pirate
 4 
 WT p
Lazerwheel/MAD
 4 
 WT p
Level 5/Mastertronic
 4 

Misc Reviews

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 R
A Fistful Of Blood Capsules/Zodiac
 8 
 WT pV
 R
Karyssia, Queen Of Diamonds/Incentive
 8 
 WT pV
 R
Rigel's Revenge/Mastertronic
 8 
 WT pV
 R
Savage Island/Tynesoft
 6 

Features

 p Inside YS 
 p Frontlines 
 pv Letters 
 p Cover Tape 
 p YS Subs 
 p Compo Winners 
 p YS Superstore 
 p Street Life 
 p Back Issues 
 p Input Output 
 pv Backstabbin' 
 p Future Shocks 
 p Tipshop 
 p Stocking Fillers 
 p Screen Shots I 
 p Joystick Jugglers 
 p Maps pullout 
 pv YS Adventures 
 p Screen Shots II 
 pv YS Panto Compo 
 p Dicing With Death  - Boardgame feature 
 p YS Christmas Presents 

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