DescriptionThe 16-bit box calls this ‘The Ultimate Challenge’ and they’re not kidding; this flick-screen platform game is one of the toughest you’ll come across. In the 8-bit versions Hercules has some titanic tasks to complete, whilst in the 16-bit versions his daughter Yolanda has been cursed and can only free herself by completing the same tasks.
Unusually, the game’s dozens of screens are given in a random order, with a different one after you lose each life. You have no weapon with which to harm the various creatures that lurk within. The pace of the enemies is quite hectic, but the real unique feature is that you must keep moving – each platform is set on fire a few seconds after you first touch it.
- "Yolanda: The Ultimate Challenge" -- 16-bit Title
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The Press Says
|The One for ST Games||Atari ST||Nov, 1991||80|
|Computer and Video Games (CVG)||Atari ST||Aug, 1990||77 out of 100||77|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||Atari ST||Nov, 1990||5.2 out of 12||43|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||Amiga||Nov, 1990||5.2 out of 12||43|
|Your Commodore||Commodore 64||Oct, 1987||4 out of 10||40|
|Commodore User||Commodore 64||Sep, 1986||4 out of 10||40|
|Computer and Video Games (CVG)||Commodore 64||Sep, 1986||3 out of 10||30|
|The Games Machine (UK)||Amiga||Sep, 1990||27 out of 100||27|
|Power Play||Atari ST||Dec, 1990||18 out of 100||18|
|Amiga Power||Amiga||May, 1991||17|
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- Commodore Format
- March 1991 (Issue 6) - listed in the A to Z of Classic Games article (Great)
- May 1985 (Issue 1) - #27 'It's the Zzap! 64 Top 64!'