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Elite (Amstrad CPC)

Elite Amstrad CPC Loading screen

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Written by  :  Paul Wildman (3)
Written on  :  Aug 24, 2008
Platform  :  Amstrad CPC
Rating  :  3.75 Stars3.75 Stars3.75 Stars3.75 Stars3.75 Stars

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Summary

One in a million!

The Good

This game in my opinion still holds me glued to a computer screen today, its not the fancy graphics or limited sound capabilities it was the sence of freedom i had and having faith in my Cobra MKIII could always get me out of a tight spot. Many places to explore unique traders selling there wares, Bounty Hunters after your hide, or that once in a lifetime special offer for the last speices of tribble.

After those first load up screens no other clone came remotely close save one but still it wasn't Elite.

The Bad

I if there is only one thing i didn't like about this game and that is with all good games time takes it's toll and many games companies try to update the game only to make a real hash of it and sometimes this is a good thing as it makes the original all the more valued.

The Bottom Line

Its an easy game to play but difficult to master, your ship maybe wireframe but she's cool, loads of trading opportunities places to go just fly in space and do your own thing.