CRASH

ISSUE 71 DECEMBER 1989

CRASH 71 cover

CONTENTS

GAME THRILLS

A Christmas extravaganza of multi-powered thrill games!! Cosmic Wartoad, Locomotion, Super Stuntman, Incredible Shrinking Fireman, HyperLane, Deja Vu plus Gazza's Super Soccer demo and Pokemania!!

DOUBLE DRAGON II COMPO

Win, win, win!! Loads of Double Dragon II stuff including a Sega Master System!! Whoopee!!

WORLD NEWS SCOOP ONE

CD storage for Speccy games is here!! CRASH takes an exclusive look at the shape of things to come.

CODEMASTERS COMPO

Design the best Speccy game ever created and watch it be published by CodeMasters!!

LIVE CIRCUIT

The festivities begin! Lloyd tucks into a hamper full of mail, Jetman pulls a cracker, the CRASH Newshounds decorate the tree, 'Corky' Caswell digs into comics and compo winners get their prizes!!

NICKO'S TIPS

Ooo, that Nick Roberts - he gets all hyperactive at this time of year and starts giving away loads of tips and tactics to help you win! Oooo! I never did?!

WORLD NEWS SCOOP TWO

The first ever exclusive bench test of MGT's amazing new Sam Coupé machine. Mel Croucher has had one for over three months and spills the beans (ugh!).

CHRISTMAS GAMES

Tons of reviews of all the Speccy Christmas hot shots! We've got: Chase HQ! Operation Thunderbolt! Power Drift! Ghouls 'n' Ghosts! Double Dragon II! Toobin'! Pictionary! Xenophobe! Cabal! Altered Beast! Spherical! Purple Saturn Day! Action Fighter! Sporting Triangles! Fighting Soccer! Super Wonderboy! And Puffy's Saga!

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

PREVIEWS

Ready and waiting for 1990! Tintin on the Moon! Bobo! Dr Doom's Revenge! Gazza's Super Soccer! Turbo Outrun! Joe Blade III!

12 COMPOS OF CHRISTMAS

Throughout the mag there's 12 small compos, and this is where it all comes together, giving you the chance to win of around 200 prizes on offer!!!

Editor: Oliver Frey Software Co-ordinator: Mark Caswell Staff Writers: Nick Roberts, Lloyd Mangram Editorial Assistant: Viv Vickress Photography: Cameron Pound, Michael Parkinson (Assistant) Production Manager: Jonathan Rignall Reprographics: Matthew Uffindell (Supervisor), Robert Millichamp, Tim Morris, Jenny Reddard Design: Mark Kendrick, Melvyn Fisher Systems Operator: Ian Chubb Group Advertisement Manager: Neil Dyson Advertisement Sales Executives: Lee Watkins, Assistant: Jackie Morris Group Promotions Executive: Richard Eddy Mail Order: Carol Kinsey

Cover design Oliver Frey