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Arkanoid - In-depth Written Amiga Review With Pics

Arkanoid Amiga, 1987 (Original Arcade 1986) Taito/Discovery $49.95,$29.95 *My video review for Arkanoid *Next article *Previous article *Alphabetical list of writings *Game best played in NTSC mode with 4:3 aspect ratio, preserving arcade's 3:4 ratio What does it take for a game that rips off the style of another to become the game some accuse others of having ripped off themselves? To achieve this feat you'd do best to start from a game that while popular enough to have been known, would have been unlikely to dot many personal favorites lists. This could be for a variety of reasons; perhaps the original was too difficult, saw release only on select systems, has aged with the passage of time, or simply did not offer all that much depth to its gameplay. You must fundamentally raise the stakes of the game to another level, one upping every single category, or perhaps looking at things from a different angle. In this vein something such as Eye of the Behol