An action adventure game based on one of the best science fiction action films, released on the 8bit and 16bits computers.
Based on the great blockbuster sci-fi movie of the same name, you, as Doug Quad, have been haunted by reccuring dreams of another life on Mars. You are drawn to recall incorporated. A unique travel service specializing in implanting fantasies into the minds of those who desire to turn their dream into reality! The game features 2D action, platformer scenes and top-down racing scenes. Apart of the home computers, athe game was realeased on NES console which was notably different from the others.
The game features nice looking graphics on the CPC, with vivid colors detailed design of the backgrounds andf sprites (same as with the Commodore version that uses different colors). The sprite animation is fluid, and overal this is one of the best lookng games on Amstrad! The sound is good with various sound effects like explotions and gun fire and also an intro tune from the movie.
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CPU: ZiLOG Z80 4MHZ MEMORY: 64 KB or 128 KB of RAM depending on the model (capable of being expanded to 512k using memory extension boards) GRAPHICS: Motorola 6845 address generator, Mode 0: 160x200 / 16 colors, Mode 1: 320x200 / 4 colors, Mode 2: 640x200 / 2 colors, A colour palette of 27 colors was supported SOUND: The CPC used the General Instrument AY-3-8912 sound chip, providing 3 channels Mono Sound (via internal speaker) but capable to offer Stereo Sound provided through a 3.5 mm headphones jack (with pretty impressive outcome!). Also, it is possible to play back digital sound samples at a resolution of approximately 5bit. This technique is very processor-intensive though.