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|Gameplay||How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)||2.0|
|Graphics||The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines||2.0|
|Personal Slant||How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes||2.0|
|Sound / Music||The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition||2.0|
|Overall MobyScore (1 vote)||2.0|
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The Video Game Critic
Meltdown is an average light gun game that reminds me of Reactor for the 2600. You try to shoot particles bouncing around the screen before they hit your core blocks in the middle. It's kind of like a reverse breakout game. Initially the game seems pretty bad, especially with its boring graphics. But after playing for a while, I discovered some cool features. Missed shots form a temporary blockade, adding some strategy. There are several useful power-ups, including continuous fire. When you complete a level, you are given a passcode so you don't have to start over next time. This is critical because the early levels are too easy. The later levels are more hectic and fun, although the screen flashes brightly every time you fire, which could induce headaches (or epilleptic seizures).