||(Win95/98/Me) (Retail) (HIVEPR)
4 stars from PC Entertainment
The sinister NoirDyne Corporation has reactivated a once
abandoned bioweapons production facility: The Hive. Operated by genetically
engineered called Hivasects, the Hive is producing a toxic substance to be used
as a biological weapon. You and your partner, Ginger, had been given an
assignment to infiltrate NoirDyne. Something went terribly wrong... your cover
was blown off and now the chase is on. With the help of Ginger's brief data
loads, you must battle your way through enemy fighters, ground troops, robot
weapons, and deadly alien Hivasects. Destroy The Hive, save Ginger... and the
Designed exclusively for Windows 95... true 32 bit
Killer 16 bit graphics... 65,000 colors.
20 levels of pulse-pounding arcade action.
Two game play styles: gut-wrenching action sequences
combined with never-before-seen Panoractive game play that puts you in the
middle of the action.
Windows 95/98/Me, 486/66 MHz, 8 MB RAM, PCI or VL-bus SVGA
video cards, MPC Level 2 compatible 16-bit sound cards, Double Speed (300
KB/sec), Supports Thrustmaster FCS, CH Flightstick Pro and other advanced input
PC Entertainment, February 1996
"As Max, you pilot aircraft and jetpacks and shoot it out
with various enemies on foot as you work your way through The Hive's 20
missions, which range from a botched rendezvous with a Noir Dyne destroyer to a
confrontation with the Hivasect queen. Thankfully, you're not alone during all
this fast, furious - and challenging - action. Federation agent Ginger Malloy
keeps you updated with vital information via a video communications link."
"A pure action shooter with impressive photorealistic
graphics, The Hive is perhaps the first game to really showcase Win 95's gaming
potential. From jagged mountain ranges to complex enemy strongholds, the
graphics remain first-rate. The same holds true for the game's numerous
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