Digital Review

Chaos Control

Those whose guilty pleasures lean toward shoot-'em-up games will appreciate Chaos Control, a straightforward arcade game with an obligatory save-the-world plot that's unencumbered by inane weapons options or cyberpunk chaos-theory philosophizing. This destroy-all-aliens title boasts stylized, jumpy Japanimation, along with some imaginative 3-D-style graphic interludes; the fighter-pilot sequences focus more on insectlike alien ships and explosions than on detailed landscapes or gory kills — all of which makes for entertainment with a minimum of fuss. B

Originally posted Aug 18, 1995 Published in issue #288 Aug 18, 1995 Order article reprints