User review spotlight: Carmageddon (DOS). Released in 1997.

G-Loc Air Battle (ZX Spectrum)

G-Loc Air Battle Screenshots

ZX Spectrum version

G-Loc Air Battle ZX Spectrum Load screen

Load screen

G-Loc Air Battle ZX Spectrum After the tape has been stopped a small animation confirms the game's name. It later goes on to credit the company who did the 8-bit conversion and asks you to press ENTER

After the tape has been stopped a small animation confirms the game's name. It later goes on to credit the company who did the 8-bit conversion and asks you to press ENTER

G-Loc Air Battle ZX Spectrum If you wait at the typewriter screen too long before pressing enter, a kind of screen saver starts displaying aircraft blueprints

If you wait at the typewriter screen too long before pressing enter, a kind of screen saver starts displaying aircraft blueprints

G-Loc Air Battle ZX Spectrum A short load later...

A short load later...

G-Loc Air Battle ZX Spectrum ... and you get to choose your controls.
This is followed by a similar screen where you select mission difficulty

... and you get to choose your controls. This is followed by a similar screen where you select mission difficulty

G-Loc Air Battle ZX Spectrum We're off. I played on the EASY setting.
The plane does a nice barrel roll after take-off

We're off. I played on the EASY setting. The plane does a nice barrel roll after take-off

G-Loc Air Battle ZX Spectrum This is mission 1

This is mission 1

G-Loc Air Battle ZX Spectrum Targets come in lines from the left, lines from the right and occasionally in lines abreast. The plane has both missiles and guns to knock them down. Looks like I'm low on missiles

Targets come in lines from the left, lines from the right and occasionally in lines abreast. The plane has both missiles and guns to knock them down. Looks like I'm low on missiles

G-Loc Air Battle ZX Spectrum Hard to believe but there's three intact planes hiding behind the wreckage of my 3rd hit

Hard to believe but there's three intact planes hiding behind the wreckage of my 3rd hit

G-Loc Air Battle ZX Spectrum You get more than one life to complete a mission. I didn't realise they were shooting at me

You get more than one life to complete a mission. I didn't realise they were shooting at me

G-Loc Air Battle ZX Spectrum Missile lock acquired

Missile lock acquired

G-Loc Air Battle ZX Spectrum Take too long and another life is lost

Take too long and another life is lost

G-Loc Air Battle ZX Spectrum All eight enemy destroyed, what's next....

All eight enemy destroyed, what's next....

G-Loc Air Battle ZX Spectrum Looks like more of the same

Looks like more of the same