Spectrum 2.0

Review of 'Motor Massacre'

Rating:2 User: The Dean of Games

1989 Gremlin Graphics Software (UK)
by Andrew Postlewhite and Robert Moneagle

At first this game didn't look all that bad, despite being too simplistic. And because I have had practice with games like this in the past, such as 'Give My Regards to Broad Street' or 'View to a Kill' which were a lot harder to control than this, I wasn't too disappointed.
Well, at least until I lost a life in the game and had to reload a whole section. Multiloading levels was one of the most annoying things in the Spectrum. Thankfully not all games shared multiloading or else the Spectrum wouldn't have reach a fraction of the cult status it has today.
Anyway, like I said at the beginning this game is too simple. Not to mention the gameplay or the way it looks. The Atari version was a lot smoother and playable and the graphics looked a lot better.
If this game hadn't multiloading I would have rated it with a 2,5, because it has I rate it with a 2. And I fell I'm being generous.