During the interview for this article we demonstrated both games and the interviewer was blown away. While watching Ballblazer, he kept peering under the conference table and behind furniture, and tracing cables. Finally, he blurted out "Where's the videodisk player? Everybody knows you can't generate graphics this smooth with an Atari!" I confess, we smirked.

By the way, that's me piloting the rotofoil on the cover -- honest! Don't you recognize my glowing eyes and funny helmet? Clicking on the picture will give you a bit more detailed view. This photograph of me and the rotofoil was used on the back of the box, but it's even darker there, so you get the feeling that someone's watching you, but you can't really see me.


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