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Game #2702
Guy Spy  
Action   Other action

Rating: 6.61 (21 votes)

Guy Spy box cover

Guy Spy screenshot
In early 1990s, Readysoft released a number of animated action games that became instant hits on the Laserdisc platform, although their PC counterparts suffered poor sales in comparison. This is by no means surprising: although these games boast very high production values and excellent animations which are created by Don Bluth Studios, their value as a game is sorely lacking. These game are little more than PC version of "choose-your-own-adventure" books, in which gameplay is boiled down to choosing an action from multiple choices. PC versions are, naturally, cut-down versions from Laserdisc originals, with many sequences missing altogether. It wasn't until the advent of CD-ROM that Readysoft (now sold to Digital Leisure) started making "deluxe" version of these games and put them on CD-ROM and later DVD. Treat the games as fun and humorous computer cartoons, but don't expect them to be involving games. If you like any of these disk-based versions, check out the deluxe DVD/CD-ROM versions at Digital Leisure's products page.

Excerpt from Rob's original review at CW#3: "Multi-scene action game by ReadySoft with great full-screen animations and graphics. Graphically a bit similar to the Dragon's Lair and Space Ace games, but gameplay overall is much more fun and could nearly be called a game. ;) Still nothing too exciting, but worth a try."

Reviewed by: Underdogs

Designer: Rick Dyer
Developer: ReadySoft
Publisher: ReadySoft
Year: 1992
Software Copyright: ReadySoft
Theme: Cartoon, Science Fiction
Multiplayer:  
None that we know of
System Requirements: DOS
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If you like this game, try: Space Ace, Dragon's Lair III: The Curse of Mordred, Wrath of The Demon

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