Lode Runner 1.5 You control the hero who has to avoid the guards and collects all the treasure to move on to the next level. The hero cannot kill guards, but can dig holes into the brick floors to temporarily trap them. It is as simple, as fascinating.
Description: The new creation of ZX Games developers sticks to the fundamental idea of the project: originally developed and produced by Taito in 1989 this game literally gets a second wind. Besides what one would expect (smooth controls, window and full-screen modes, etc) the program features a brand new appearance which, combined with the improved gameplay, makes the game dangerously addictive. Luckily, there are "only" 150 levels. Look out, this may seem very few to you when you complete them all!
Retro Nintendo joins Game Boy Editor's Note: The opinions expressed in this column are solely those of Marc Saltzman, a freelance technology journalist whose reviews also appear on the Gannett News Service.
Apple takes pre-orders for Logic, Logic Express 7.1 Apple is now taking pre-orders for the next major update to the companies professional grade music applications, Logic and Logic Express. The update, which brings both applications to version 7.1, will ship on DVD and will cost US$19.95.