The Record from Hackensack, New Jersey on December 5, 1989 · 94
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The Record from Hackensack, New Jersey · 94

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94 r .EL-6 THE RECORD ADVERTISING SUPPLEMENT TUESDAY. DECEMBER 5, 198? ; Atvard-winning Hockey Simulation : !for IBM PCs and Compatibles -ji Voted Best Sports Simulation In this year's '. Excellence In Software Awards given by the r Software Publishers Association, and the only rJcbmputer program ever endorsed by the Cana-;-3dlari Amateur Hockey Association, Wayne 'Jjfetzky Hockey takes Interactive mlcrocom-.'pyler simulation to new heights of excitement C;arjd:entertalnment. Independent player intelligence and sophisticated physical modeling yibeke Wayne Gretzky Hockey the most realistic, I compelling and action-packed hockey slmula-!6n ever produced for microcomputer. XOstomized Control t-Tfhe simulation comes with a wide variety of ;-3ptions for total customized control and is packed with every aspect of the game from pen- eltles and power plays to sudden death overtime Z and Instant replay. The ability, to act as player, coach, or let the computer play both teams Is to-; 3aIlyXip to you. Give your team the advantage as you .Individually select every aspect of game t play. You set the pace of action from slow, right :?njp to blazingl Change the length of play time ;-'frorti a five-minute practice game all the way to 23-minute regulation periods. Hand pick your ;" own team and set each player's eleven different : aspect of skill that Includes aggression, quickness, power, fatigue and skating ability. Or, se-v-rectjfrom professionally-rated international or i tikLTeam DataDisks (available separately) for the ultimate In realism. You can even choose the : Rotors of your team Jerseys. Ptoy with the Pros 'jtnd Rewrite History Wayne Gretzky Hockey includes our classic Stanley Cup teams: the Boston Bruins (1970), the St. Louis Blues (1970), the Montreal Canadians (1971) and the Chicago Blackhawks (1971). In addition, the 1988 Edmonton Oilers and the 1989 Los Angeles Kings are included so that you can team up with Wayne. Each team comes complete with all players rated individually by professional coaches. You pick the teams and set the lines to see if you can make a difference in the outcome. "The Great One" himself, nine-time winner of the NHL's MVP award, along with a host of other players and coaches, helped create the authenticity that makes Bethesda Softworks' new hockey simulation a truly unique experience. As Gretzly said, "You may not learn about controlling the puck side of your skate or how to make a feather pass, but I guarantee, you'll learn about the Importance of strategy and teamwork, as well as executing your moves with precision. And, that's very impressive for a game." Wayne Gretzky Hockey has a suggested retail price of under $55. Bethesda Softworks Is a division of Media Technology Ltd., an engineering research and development firm with offices In Maryland and New York. Bethesda is a leading publisher of entertainment software, particularly dedicated to creating new dimensions in software simulation. Its previous release, the football simulation Gridiron! won many awards as Best Sports Simulation of the Year and was voted one of the "40 Best Games of All Time" by AmigaWorld Maga-zine. Multi-Disc Players Play Audio and Video Discs :Y J i: Americans' desire for quality 'has found its way Into the living trbbm, den, and a place that is t becoming an increasingly familiar "site in homes across this country the media room. Consumers want home entertainment equipment that provides theater-quality video, and .'audio that achieves concert hall realism. Their understanding of Z he limitations of video tape plc-ttOre performance coupled with widespread acceptance of audio compact disc technology, has prompted consumers to turn to the AV Laser multi-disc player as the single component capable of providing the best in video and audio home entertainment. . ' AV Laser Multi-disc Player New multi-disc players provide the answer to all digital disc entertainment needs. These- machines play all currently available audio compact discs and video laser discs to give consumers the maximum entertainment experiences offered by high performance pre-recorded software. In addition, they can maximize the video performance of high resolution monitorreceivers to ' heighten consumer's viewing enjoyment from their existing TVs. The MDP-210 and MDP-510 Portable Electronics i from Sony provide excellent video performance with 425 lines of horizontal resolution a significantly better picture than what is available from rented video cassettes. On the audio side, exceptional quality is delivered with the aid of 8x oversampling dual 18 bit DA converters, which offer the best audio reproduction available for consumers today. 1 These same attributes can be .'. UC-IUv applied to videodiscs. They virtually won't wear out. Their video images and sound will be as good the 40th or 80th time they are played as they were the first. Also, like audio CDs, chapters, segments or frames on a videodisc ' can ; be accessed directly, at the push of a button, eliminating the time-consuming fast-forwardrewind procedures involved when searching for a specific portion of video ."t's ) ' 'xap n tape. , ' , The Software Arena V ; Disc software selection and availability is expanding rapidly. On the audio side, there are lit; erally thousands of titles avail able on compact disc, and on the video side, there are 3,700 titles so far. 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