Fair Game; Multi-title disk to help charity.
Power Source (pounds 9.99) is packed with playable demos of top titles such as Tomb Raider, Porsche Challenge, Robotron X, Riot, Exhumed and Total NBA 97.
And all the money raised from Power Source will go to the Prince's Trust, which helps disadvantaged young people in the UK. The disk, which can only be played on a PlayStation, also features a video about The Prince's Trust with commentary by Radio 1 DJ Mark Goodier.
A spokesman for PlayStation maker Sony says: "The project is about giving something back to the age group who buy PlayStation and about proving that video games can actually be of benefit."
Also on Power Source is a competition, the top prize being a chance to develop your own PlayStation game.
TO GIVE AWAY
The award-winning trading card game, Magic: The Gathering, has amassed a huge cult following. Now it has been converted into a PC game -and I've got ten to give away FREE.
Magic, published by Microprose, is played by building up a deck of cards - a spell book - to create spells against your opponent. To stand a chance of winning a copy of the game on PC CD-ROM plus a pack of cards simply tell me the name of King Arthur's magician. Was it a) Tommy Cooper; b) Merlin; c) Paul Daniels?
Put your answer on a postcard with your name and address and send it to: Magic Comp, Power Up, The Mirror, 1 Bartlett Court, London EC88 1TH. The first ten correct answers out of the bag after Monday, April 21, will each win.
OFFERED: FIFA International Soccer (MegaDrive).
WANTED: Sonic 3 (MegaDrive). C Nash, Kent. Tel: 0181 306 1814.
OFFERED: The Blues Brothers Juke Box Adventure (Game Boy). WANTED: Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (Game Boy). J Macken, London. Tel: 0181 451 1023.
To swap, send postcard to Swap Shop, Power Up, The Mirror, MGN Ltd., 1 Canada Square, London E14 5AP with name, age, address, phone number, games and format. If under 18, parent must sign.
To get the Piranha Team in Wipeout 2097 on the PlayStation at the main menu, hold L1, R1 and Select while you press X, X, X, X, Circle, Triangle, Square. (Daniel Hoadley, Tolworth, Surrey).
FOR an infinite amount of lives in Turok: Dinosaur Hunter on the N64, enter this code on the cheat screen: FRTHSTHT TRLSCK. (Chris Murphy, Manchester).
It's out of this world
MDK (pounds 29.99, PC CD-ROM)
THE most original PC game since Doom will top the charts for weeks.
Created by Dave Perry, of Earthworm Jim fame, it combines a variety of styles from 3D shoot-'em-up to platforms and puzzles.
Your sniper's weapon zooms into the action with pinpoint accuracy as you attempt to halt an alien invasion.
Very impressive. And at this price it should be on everyone's list.
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|Publication:||The Mirror (London, England)|
|Date:||Apr 12, 1997|
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