Dishing up some major comedy for the Genesis. Sega now has Desert Demolition on its way to the store shelves.
Choose to be the ravenously hungry Wile E. Coyote or the infamous Road Runner. Then you'll be treated to a race against time. Hunt down the Road Runner or flee for your life.
The Coyote has a wide array of Acme tools that backfire, and the RR has his lightning-fast speed.
Desert Demolition really has a lot of cool animations that make it look almost like an interactive cartoon. If you enjoyed the shows, DD is most certainly for you.
While Desert Demolition looks and sounds like the cartoons, but I had a problem with the control. It seems like so much attention was paid to the animation that the game play was left unfinished It's hard to avoid getting hit, and this gets frustrating. It's nice being able to play as both the Road Runner and the Coyote, but this doesn't make up for the control problem this game suffers from.
All this game needed was a little more control tweaking and it would have been better. As it stands, the graphics and animation are very crisp and colorful. The annoying sound whenever you walk or run can really bother you at first, but you learn to forget it. The zany traps that are set up reflect the cartoon world perfectly. If you can learn to live with the quirky control, you'll have fun with this one.
It hurts me to say this because I'm a fan of Looney Tunes, but I was disappointed with the way Desert Demolition turned out. Yes, this is another installment of pretty graphics, great animation and superb sound, all of which was overwhelmed by the poor play control. Although you can choose either Wile E. Coyote or Road Runner, this game could have benefitted as a two-player game.
Once again the odd couple of cartoonland comes to a home system. The graphics and animation are excellent However, the game play seems a tittle weak and may be geared toward a younger audience. It could have used a few more icons or interaction between the characters, although playing as Wile E. gives you a lot more to do. It's fun but needs more interaction.
Processor: PC compatible, P-200
OS: Windows 9x, Windows 2000 Windows XP, Vista, Win 7, Win 8, Win 10.
Game Features:Single game mode