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SkyRoads Xmas Special (DOS)

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Written by  :  Nowhere Girl (1492)
Written on  :  Aug 24, 2012
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Summary

Much tougher than the original

The Good

Many games have their special holiday editions - the whole "X-mas Lemmings" / "Holiday Lemmings" series comes to mind - so why not a Christmas version of "Skyroads"? I liked the original very much, so I was just thrilled to discover there is more of space racing.

The Bad

Anyway, this game doesn't play as good as the original. The difficulty level just soars. It would be fair to say the original "Skyroads" had one-half easy levels and one-half hard and very hard levels. Now there are pretty much just a few easy levels... If you aren't too good at such things, you can soon discover the new game doesn't really offer much satisfaction.

The Bottom Line

I wouldn't say it's only good for people who haven't played the original - people who liked "Skyroads" will likely be interested in playing "more of the same". Anyway, be prepared for a game much more difficult, so tough it can very soon get frustrating.