CRASH

Issue 54 July 1988

CRASH 54 cover

FEEL THE FUTURE WITH YOUR
EXTRA SNEAK PREVIEW TAPE

Play the games that will be hitting the streets in months to come. There’s fighting fun with Last Ninja 2 from System 3 and a great competition in Dark Side from Incentive. You don’t know what you’re missing. Load it NOW!

ARE YOU ADDICTED?

Mel ‘The Magnificent’ Croucher starts a new and irregular feature looking at the darker side of computing in the Eighties. The first in the series takes a look at the terrifying statistics of computer game addiction. In the UK alone, over three million pounds is slotted into arcade machines EVERY day. Addiction often starts at home; are you becoming one of the unfortunate many?

DO IT YOURSELF

REGULARS

REVIEWS

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  • Blood Brothers Gremlin Graphics
  • Dark Side Incentive
  • Desolator US Gold
  • The Empire Strikes Back Domark
  • The Flintstones Grandslam
  • Football Manager 2 Addictive Games
  • Hercules Gremlin Graphics
  • Mickey Mouse Gremlin Graphics
  • Philosopher’s Quest Topologika
  • Powerama The Power House
  • The Race Against Time Code masters
  • Skate Crazy Gremlin Graphics
  • Skelvullyn Twine Eighth Day Software
  • Snookered Top Ten Hits
  • Soldier Of Light ACE
  • Street Sports Basketball Epyx/YS Gold
  • Vixen Martech
  • Where Time Stood Still Ocean
  • Wizard Warz GO!

EDITOR Steve Jarratt
DEPUTY EDITOR Dominic Handy
ASSISTANT EDITOR Katharina Hamza
STAFF WRITERS Mark Caswell, Philip King, Lloyd Mangram, Nick Roberts
TECHNICAL WRITERS Jon Bates, Simon N Goodwin
EDITORIAL ASSISTANT Frances Mable
PHOTOGRAPHY Cameron Pound, Michael Parkinson (Assistant)
CONTRIBUTORS Robin Candy, Raffaele Cecco, Mel Croucher, Paul Evans, Philippa Irving, Brendon Kavanagh, Paul Sumner
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 Roger Bennett
SALES EXECUTIVE Andrew Smales, Sarah Chapman
ASSISTANT Jackie Morris
MAIL ORDER Carol Kinsey
SUBSCRIPTIONS Denise Roberts
COVER DESIGN & ILLUSTRATION BY Oliver Frey

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