P671 Teletext 679 Jan 2 00:11:11         THE OPINIONATED PIG ——————————    "Auld lang syne? Old stink  smell-poo, more like. The new  year is a time to take stock of the past and look forward to the future, they say. I say it's time to raise a threatening trotter to the past, and punch the future in its stupid neck. "As years go,  years of all time, for those of us of a videogaming bent. "Take a look at the Digitiser Best Of chart if you want proof." ——————————————————————————————————1/4—— Pop-o-fun 480 Worming Hour 196 For our exclusive Argos0@ction Man giveaway turn to p398 (ITV) Reviews Reviews TV Club 140
P671 Teletext 679 Jan 2 00:10:00         THE OPINIONATED PIG ——————————   "Most of 1998's best games  were released in the first six l}e ' months of the year. 'b only had Half- Life and Zelda 64 of any note at Christmas. "In an industry which traditionally holds off all its best stuff until Christmas, this seems monulbntally stupid to md. "There were more above average games0on the whole in 0:98, but there were fewer unquestionable classics." ——————————————————————————————————2/4—— FAT SOW OFFERS AN INDEPENDENT O—INION BAMBER: "I AM SO COOL" p152 Reviews Reviews TV Club 140
P671 Teletext 679 Jan 2 00:15:11        THE OPINIONATED PIG ——————————   "So, what else were we  treated to inP0:98? There was  the launch of the Game Boy Colour - sorry, the Game Boy COLOR - and we s!w Sega fall flat on its stupid face once again, which, if nothing else, at least gave us all a good laugh. "Inevitably, there were far too many football games released, with three versions of FIFA Soccer alone. "And then we ended it with PlayStation and Zelda stock shortages. This industry is clearly run by idiots." ——————————————————————————————————3/4—— Pop-o-fun 480 Worming Hour 196 THIS IS THIS: p672 Reviews Reviews TV Club 140
P671 Teletext 679 Jan 0 00:10:00         THE OPINIONATED PIG ——————————   "Let's take a look at what  there is to look forward to  this year. "Of course, we can expect some tedious announcement from Sony on its nbxt system, plus the official launch of Sega's Dreamcast, as if anyone still cares. "If you ask me the biggest buzz this year will be generated by handhelds, but that's hardly something to be getting excited about. 0899 stinks already: it stinks of sick." ——————————————————————————————————4/4—— FAT SOW OFFERS AN INDEPENDENT OPINION BAMBER: "I AM SO COOL" p152 Reviews Reviews TV Club 140