Videogame Review

Hyper Zone


For the parents who make up a substantial portion of the Nintendo demographic, Hyper Zone might more appropriately be called ''Go Faster, Dear, They're Throwing Boulders at the Windshield.'' A futuristic piloting-shooting adventure, the game has players hurtling along in a spaceship, blasting away at approaching bad guys. With lots of practice, you can learn to forestall annihilation, but when you finally blow up (and believe me, you will finally blow up), it's like reliving every grisly driver's-ed film you saw in high school. A

Originally posted Nov 01, 1991 Published in issue #90 Nov 01, 1991 Order article reprints

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