Mega Lo Mania

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Mega Lo Mania
Tyrants: Fight Through Time
Mega Lo Mania
European Sega Mega Drive cover art
Developer(s) Sensible Software
Publisher(s) Virgin Interactive
Platform(s) Amiga, Atari ST, Mega Drive/Genesis, Super NES, DOS, Sharp X68000, PC-98
Release date(s)
Genre(s) Real-time strategy
Mode(s) Single-player

Mega Lo Mania is a real-time strategy computer game developed by Sensible Software. It was released for the Amiga in 1991, and ported for a variety of other platforms. It was released as Tyrants: Fight Through Time in North America and Mega-Lo-Mania: Jikū Daisenryaku (メガロマニア時空大戦略) in Japan.

Gameplay[edit]

Screenshot of Mega Lo Mania (Amiga)

Reception[edit]

Reception
Review scores
Publication Score
MegaTech 92%[1]
Mega 88%[2]
Award
Publication Award
MegaTech Hyper Game

Computer Gaming World cited many bugs and flaws, and stated that even if they were fixed "not enough attention has been paid to gameplay".[3] MegaTech magazine said that it was "very easy to get into (but) there are only nine levels". Mega placed the game at #34 in their Top Mega Drive Games of All Time.[4]

Amiga Power were impressed by the game, describing it as "another game to add to that list of all-time greats."[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ MegaTech rating, EMAP, issue 22, page 100, October 1993
  2. ^ Mega review, issue 6, page 39, March 1993
  3. ^ Brassil, John (June 1993). "UbiSoft's Mega lo Mania". Computer Gaming World. p. 148. Retrieved 7 July 2014. 
  4. ^ Mega magazine issue 26, page 74, Maverick Magazines, November 1994
  5. ^ http://www.outofprintarchive.com/articles/reviews/Amiga/MegaLoMania-AmigaPower5-4.html

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