Sega Master System / Mark III / Game Gear
This horizontally scrolling undersea blaster spread across six oceanic levels calls upon all your strengths as an undersea warrior, dealing death and destruction to the minions of the Meta Creature. These include enemy subs, mine-layers, attack choppers and an assortment of sea creatures, all suitably tooled-up and determined to stop you dead in your tracks - literally.
Not that you're exactly a sitting duck; you begin with missiles and torpedoes, and have the opportunity to increase your weaponry by collecting power-ups left behind by enemy vessels.
Sega's shoot 'em ups get better and better, and Submarine Attack carries on this tradition with a vengeance. It's not a revolutionary concept by any means, but it looks terrific, with highly colourful, almost flicker-free graphics and sounds which rank alongside the best heard on the Master System. Play-wise, we can't fault Submarine Attack; the player is eased Into the game with a quite simple first level, gradually getting trickier the further you progress. You gasp at the pretty pictures, marvel at the music and are instantly iiooked by the addictive gameplay! One of the best shoot em ups to hit the Master System - make sure it's right at the top of your shopping list.
Six levels of superb scrolling action make Submarine Attack one of the best blasters on the Sega.