Power Up; Mega Mirror.
A revolutionary hand-held games console that can connect to the Internet and also doubles as a personal organiser hits the shops this weekend.
Tiger Electronics' game.com has already caused a stir in the States where it went on sale last month.
The eight-bit black and white game.com is the first hand-held to be launched for five years. It costs pounds 79.99 and includes two games, Batman & Robin and the puzzler Lights Out. Tiger's boss Tim Garner says: "It is a dramatic new approach to portable gaming with exceptional graphics, animation, speech, music and sound." Classic games are already being lined up for the new machine and will cost pounds 19.99.
GAMES TO BE WON
FANCY having the footie world at your feet? You can with a great new game from Sega on PC CD-ROM - and I have 10 to give away FREE.
Worldwide Soccer PC is an all-action sim with stunning graphics and realistic gameplay. Up to four people can play simultaneously on one PC or over a local area network.
With five different modes of play - from exhibition matches to a full season in the world league with 48 teams - it's the soccer game to beat 'em all.
For your chance to win a copy, simply tell me which country soccer star Ally McCoist plays for. Is it a) Scotland; b) Bulgaria; c) Uruguay?
Put your answer on a postcard together with your name and address and send it to Soccer Comp, Power Up, The Mirror, 1 Bartlett Court, London EC88 1TH. First 10 correct answers out of the bag after the closing date of Monday, August 25 win.
Pef (pounds 39.99 PC CD-ROM and PlayStation)
IN THIS 3D adventure game you are a top martial artist kidnapped and transported to another planet. All you have to do is get home.
The beat-'em-up element involves mastering more than 100 moves. The adventure side is fun but no threat to Tomb Raider.
The game falls down because the controls are not split-second responsive. That means you have to work out an attack carefully and give yourself plenty of time to execute it. Frustrating.
On the plus side, it is a very big game and will take a long time to finish. But it seems rushed and not too polished. Try before you buy.
OFFERED: Zelda; Super Aleste (SNES). WANTED: Doom (SNES). K. Heaton, Auchinleck, Ayr. Tel: 01290 424975. OFFERED: Mega Drive plus 17 games. WANTED: PlayStation plus Tomb Raider, Destruction Derby 2 and Dark Forces. S. Pitkin, Chatteris, Cambs. Tel: 01354 696120. To swap, send postcard to Swap Shop, Power Up, The Mirror, MGN Ltd., 1 Canada Square, London E14 5AP with name, age, address, phone no., games and format. If under 18 parent must sign. We take NO responsibility for swaps that go wrong. Do not send games to The Mirror.
In Pandemonium on the PlayStation go to password screen and enter BORNFREE for a level select and VITAMINS for 31 lives. (Paul Tweedale, Liverpool).
Enter your name as POOLSLICE in Syndicate Wars on the Pc and when you press Alt T you can teleport your agents. (Allender Evangelista, London).
Send tips & cheats to: Power Up, The Mirror, MGN Ltd., 1 Canada Square, London E14 5AP. pounds 5 for those printed.
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|Publication:||The Mirror (London, England)|
|Date:||Aug 16, 1997|
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