Crash Dive

You play as the white ship (see pic) that is always fixed on the left hand side of the screen. Enemies such as fish, battleships and lizards all come at you, and it’s your duty to blast them away. That’s your lot. Added intrigue does comes about however, with how the screen is unevenly split between air, sea and underground. Your craft can dive underwater (which involves a cute – for the Atari – splash effect) and burrow underground, but for all extents and purposes the ship’s handling remains the same.

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Surprise, FOX cancels a ton of shows

I guess this should not surprise me anymore since Fox is notorious for axing shows within weeks even if they have a chance to be good, but one of the shows, The Chicago Code did surprise me. The Chicago code was made by the makers of the shield and perhaps that statement alone is why the show did not make it. I personally thought it was a great show, but the ratings were low and it got the axe.

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