|Game||It Came From the Desert|
/ Electronic Arts
|Genecyst||Minor graphics problems on the EA splash
Graphics problem with the intro when game is loaded!
(OK after intro has run once or if you play a game)
|All that atomic testing out in the Arizona deserts back in the 1950s
has caused something terrible to happen. Most humans don't know the danger
that lurks under the desert sands, but they soon will. You are the only one
who knows what is coming, and you must save the others before it is too late.
Adapted from the popular Amiga title, although the Genesis port bears more
resemblance to the movie Tremors than to its original inspiration, the classic
Oh, my God, WHAT THE HELL HAPPENED TO THIS GAME?! What was once one of the top three all-time classic Amiga RPGs has been reduced to little more than an extremely difficult and quickly frustrating arcade shooter. Almost everything that made this such a wonderful experience has been neatly excised, leaving not enough game to bother with.
Amiga and IBM versions of the original game are still out there, and well worth the trouble of obtaining over this mindless port.