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[Budget re-release] Now that the game has been released on the Master System, and the sequel
is already scoring a huge computer success, Mirror Image have decided to let newcomers relive the original. A super game that every computer owner should have.
There are a few graphic improvements, such as
markings on the pitch, and the music's clearer.
Accompanying the action are some superb sampled clinks and clangs as the ball is thrown around, plus cheers and even a car horn sound at the end of a round! Speedball on the Amiga plays identically to the brilliant ST version, and comes Just as highly recommended.
The Games Machine (UK)
Speedball takes the general format of computerised team games and adds gratuitous violence and speed. Result: things go at a hectic pace, the ball rebounds all over the arena and game-flow is only hindered by the computer occasionally selecting the player who isn't nearest the ball. Interest is added by the icons and bribes, and go to make Speedball an extremely playable sport.
Mit Speedball ist dem Programmierteam “Bitmap Brothers“ eine fetzige Mischung aus Action- und Sportspiel gelungen, dessen Regeln nicht sonderlich kompliziert sind. Neben guten Reaktionen und etwas Taktik beim Extra-Einsatz braucht Ihr auch ein bißchen Glück. Das Geschehen ist so hektisch, daß man schon mal den Überblick etwas verlieren kann.
[Budget re-release] A fine game, but (if you can afford it), you'll find Speedball 2
is well worth the extra investment.