Wire­head (Sega CD, 1995)

Starburst Magazine - - Retro Bytes -

We’re all fa­mil­iar with Dragon’s Lair, right? The boundary-bust­ing in­ter­ac­tive car­toon that had play­ers hope­lessly press­ing ran­dom but­tons in the hope that they might be able to avoid fall­ing into a pit of fire or be­ing stran­gled by a snake or what­ever. Twelve years later, tak­ing its cues di­rectly from Dragon’s Lair, came one of the fi­nal ti­tles to be re­leased for the Sega CD. But this isn’t a car­toon - what we have here is a gen­uine com­pletely in­ter­ac­tive full-mo­tion movie-game!

Ned Hub­bard has got a re­mote con­trol re­ceiver im­planted in his brain. We’re not sure why, but we’ll just have to ac­cept it. He re­ceives a video mes­sage from a Dr.

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