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Joust (PC Booter)

Joust PC Booter Title Screen


100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
5 point score based on user ratings.
Written by  :  Tomer Gabel (4388)
Written on  :  May 16, 2001
Platform  :  PC Booter
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A classic.

The Good

To be honest I never played the game in the arcades, but I did play virtually every version ever available for every other platform :-)

Regardless, the original PC version is pretty good. Decent graphics, decent controls and the same basic gameplay make this game just plain addictive - a helluva time burner in a time where the best you could do was Digger and Alley Cat. I used to sped hours at a time playing these three games, and they were FUN.

The Bad

Sound (or lack thereof) is, well, lacking. Also the addictiveness wears off rather shortly.

The Bottom Line

A conversion from one of the classic Atari arcade games. A classic, nothing more, nothing less.