Turn On The Juice
Tronix, a young company that made
its first splash in the VIC-20 market, has added the Commodore 64 to
The company's latest creation is Juice, a fast-paced strategy game
for the 64 and Atari computers. The hero in Juice is Edison, whose job is to
complete circuit boards in the face of all the troubles his adversary -
Killerwatt - can throw his way.
The game includes six play levels, each with three
rounds plus a bonus round. The 32K Atari version sells for $29.95, and
the Commodore 64 version sells for $34.95.
Another Tronix offering for the 64 is Kid Grid, which previously had been
released in an Atari version. In the game, "the Kid" darts around a
grid trying to connect all the dots while eluding four bullies. Kid Grid sells for $34.95.
In addition to branching into the 64 market, Tronix
has bolstered its VIC-20 lineup with the addition of three new
cartridge games, Deadly Skies,
Scorpion, and Gold Fever!.
is a shoot-em-up game in which the player, equipped with a squadron of
helicopters, takes on a military base. Gold Fever! is a maze game in which
a prospector faces runaway boxcars, boulders, claim jumpers, and a
limited supply of oxygen. The object of Scorpion is to keep the snake
alive and fed in the midst of a world filled with dragons, frogs,
Venus's-flytraps, stalkers, worms, and pods.
Each of the VIC-20 games sells for $39.95.
Tronix Publishing, Inc.
8295 S. La Cienega
Inglewood, CA 90301