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Issue 53 June 1988

ALL THE LATEST COIN-OPS
IN OUR FREE ARCADE BOOKLET

In our fabulous free booklet we take a look at all the arcade machines you’re likely to be playing this summer. Lots of colourful pictures and critical comment from the country’s top arcade players. PLUS pages of hints’n’tips on all your old favourites. Our comprehensive COIN-OPS NOW! booklet provides EVERYTHING you need to know!

MICROPROSE REVEALED!

Despite a mere three releases on the Spectrum, Microprose are arguably the leaders in home computer simulation games. In our first company profile we take a look at the US-based company. CRASH visited their Tetbury-based UK headquarters to find out what makes them tick.
Read all about them...

Arcade supplement cover

REGULARS

DO IT YOURSELF

  • ACCOLADE GO CRAZY...
    ... and give away a terrific sports bag and tracksuit
  • RECEIVE PICTURES FROM SPACE...
    ... thanks to Elite and their satellite TV dish
  • GAIN STREET CRED...
    ... with a pair of booted roller skates from Gremlin
  • TIDY UP YOUR HOME...
    ... with a fab computer desk from The Power House
  • GAIN STRENGTH...
    ... from a crate of Irn-Bru

REVIEWS

See all reviews for this issue at zxspectrumreviews.co.uk

EDITOR Steve Jarratt
SOFTWARE EDITOR Dominic Handy
STAFF WRITERS Katharina Hamza, Nick Roberts, Lloyd Mangram, Mark Caswell
TECHNICAL WRITERS Jon Bates, Simon N Goodwin
EDITORIAL ASSISTANT Frances Mable
PHOTOGRAPHY Cameron Pound, Michael Parkinson (Assistant)
CONTRIBUTORS Julian Rignall, Paul Evans, Roger Kean, Raffaele Cecco, Rosetta McLeod, Brendon Kavanagh, Paul Sumner, Robin Candy
ART DIRECTOR Mark Kendrick
ASSISTANT ART DIRECTOR Wayne Allen
DESIGN & LAYOUT Yvonne Priest, Melvyn Fisher
PRE-PRINT MANAGER Jonathan Rignall
REPROGRAPHICS/FILM PLANNING Matthew Uffindell, Nick Orchard, Ian Chubb, Robert Millichamp
PUBLISHING CONTROLLER David Western
EDITORIAL DIRECTOR Roger Kean
ADVERTISEMENT MANAGER Robert Bennett
ADVERTISEMENT EXECUTIVE Andrew Smales
ASSISTANT Jackie Morris
MAIL ORDER Carol Kinsey
SUBSCRIPTIONS Denise Roberts
COVER DESIGN & ILLUSTRATION BY Oliver Frey

ABC TOTAL: 96,590
UK/EIRE 90,822

  • Acheton Topologika
  • Beyond The Ice Palace Elite
  • Bionic Commando GO!
  • Buggy Boy Elite
  • Cerius Atlantis
  • Crosswize Firebird
  • Cyberknights CRL
  • Earthlight Firebird
  • Enter At Your Own Risk Teenware
  • Freedom Fighter The Power House
  • Frontline Zeppelin Games
  • Gutz Ocean/Special FX
  • The Jade Stone Marlin Games
  • Kingdom Of Hamil Topologika
  • Lazer Tag GO!
  • Prowler Mastertronic
  • Psycho Pig UXB US Gold
  • Sabotage Zeppelin Games
  • Starring Charlie Chaplin US Gold
  • Street Fighter GO!
  • Venom Strikes Back Gremlin Graphics
  • Virus S.A.E.C.