END OF THE MEGA DRIVE.
It's all over for the Sega Mega Drive The Sega Mega Drive (メガドライブ Mega Doraibu and SNES SNES Super Nintendo Entertainment System
SNES Syndicat National de l'Enseignement Supérieur (French)
SNES Syndicat National de l'Enseignement Secondaire (France) consoles.
Games publishers are set to concentrate solely on Play-Station, Saturn and PC formats.
The world's software giants showed off their new games at a massive exhibition in London - and they were practically all for the new 32-bit machines or PCs.
Industry experts were shocked at how quickly the old 16-bit format has been dumped.
One insider said: "There are millions of Mega Drives out there. But no one seems to want to make new games for them. It's sad really." Sony unveiled a string of new PlayStation games List of Playstation games can refer to:
Others to look for from them are the shooter Gun Law and racer Motor Toon Grand Prix Motor Toon Grand Prix was a racing game released at the Japanese launch of the PS1. It is commonly confused with Motor Toon Grand Prix 2 which was released under this title in the west since the first game never left Japan. 2.
British Codemasters showed off a PlayStation version of Pete Sampras Peter “Pete” Sampras (born 12 August 1971), is a former World No. 1 tennis player from the United States. During his 15-year career he won a record 14 Grand Slam men's singles titles in 52 appearances. Sampras finished as No. Extreme Tennis.
And GT Interactive revealed Quake, the sequel to PC classic Doom.
Top British development team the Bitmap Brothers highlighted their first PC CD-ROM CD-ROM: see compact disc.
in full compact disc read-only memory
Type of computer storage medium that is read optically (e.g., by a laser). title, Z.
AS we predicted, Saturn's new pounds 249 price tag - originally introduced as a three-week promotion - is here to stay.
The price, pounds 50 less than Sony's rival PlayStation, was confirmed by Sega's boss Malcolm Miller. Over to you, Sony.
You're the star in DIY DIY
DIY or d.i.y. Brit, Austral & NZ do-it-yourself
do it yourself a DIY shop/job. film fun
3D Movie Maker (pounds 39.99, PC CD-ROM)
This classy piece of "edu-tainment" from Microsoft is jam-packed with loads of great features.
There's enough to stimulate anyone's imagination.
You choose from 30 actors, assisted by cartoon character McZee, dress them up and use special effects special effects, in motion pictures, cinematographic techniques that create illusions in the audience's minds as well as the illusions created using these techniques. to make them run, dance, scream and fly.
You can also add sound-effects and shoot your own film from different camera angles on 12 3D sets.
It is aimed at movie-makers aged eight and over and sets a new standard in do-it-yourself animation.
CRITICOM (pounds 44.99, PlayStation)
Here's a beat-'em-up that breaks the mould. As you progress, your fighter acquires new powers, so you can master the combos gradually. Graphics are precise and sound builds tension. For 11s and over.
On Level Two of Toy Story on the Mega Drive, if you collect seven stars and jump into the toy box, duck for 10 secs and you should become invincible. Bradley Smith, Essex
The code for unlimited energy in Thunderhawk 2 on the Saturn is: 1608AE4A 00DF. Paul Holloway Paul Holloway is an Australian politician, and an Australian Labor Party member of the South Australian Legislative Council since being appointed in 1995, and ex-member for Mitchell from 1989 to 1993. , Shrewsbury
For extra weapons on Worms for the PC go to the weapon select screen using the right mouse button and type in BAABAA. Martin Webb.
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Plunging and twisting though 360 degrees made Descent a worldwide smash.
The sequel on PC CD-ROM is even faster and more intense. And I've got 10 copies of Descent 2, plus 10 exclusive three-level playable demos, to give away FREE.
You'll experience hours of vertigo madness as you drop down mine shafts and twist through never-ending tunnels in this brilliant game from Interplay.
It has 30 new levels of high-speed arcade-style action. And there are five different planets, deeper and darker levels, smarter and faster enemies.
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