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The New Zealand Story (Amstrad CPC)

The New Zealand Story Amstrad CPC Startup

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

The New Zealand Story appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Development

According to the games magazine Computer and Video Games issue 126, May 1992, ”New Zealand Story was the product of a Japanese Taito Programmer who went to New Zealand for his holiday and came back with the game. Playing through you’ll see all the tourist spots he visited.”

Awards

  • Power Play
    • Issue 01/1990 - Best Arcade Port in 1989
    • Issue 01/1990 - #2 Best Dexterity Game in 1989
  • Retro Gamer
    • September 2004 (Issue #8) – #72 Best Game Of All Time (Readers' Vote)
    • Issue #37 - #24 in the "Top 25 Platformers of All Time" poll
  • ST Format
    • Issue 01/1991 – #6 Best Platform Game in 1990 (Atari ST)
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Contributed by Nakre Nakresson (70) on Aug 14, 2006. [revised by : FatherJack (32485), Patrick Bregger (107486) and Jo ST (10148)]. -- edit trivia