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North & South - In-depth Written Amiga Review With Pics

   North & South Amiga, 1989 (Europe), 1990 (U.S.) Infograms (Europe) / DataEast (U.S.) $44.95,  £24.99 *My video review for North & South *Next article *Previous article *Alphabetical list of writings *Game shown and best played in NTSC mode with 4:3 aspect ratio (Atari ST original) Often with fans of a particular genera you'll find yourself met with snobby senses of what they've come to associate with excellence in a given category of games. In the console world a platformer should be like Mario, though you're not allowed to rip it off! Differ too greatly and you could find a game which might be loved on a computer system utterly dismissed as too hard on the consoles. In the realm of computers, simulations were supposed to be as close to the real thing as possible. If you mixed a little arcade into that sim, perhaps you'd sell a bucket load to consumers, but you'd find that game mocked as for the kiddies in many magazines of the era. If you ever found