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(From The Northern Echo)
Byline: NIGEL BURTON
BEYBLADES. Publisher: Atari. Format: PSOne. Price: GBP19.99
SOMETHING truly remarkable happened this summer. A game released on an eightyear-old console conquered the allformat video game charts.
Despite long ago reaching the point of near obsolescence, it seems there is still a tremendously voracious market for new products compatible with the original PlayStation.
Of course, it helps if the game in question makes use of a powerful gaming licence. Beyblades utilises those Japanese battling tops that were last year's favourite toy among the under tens. Interest in the spinning tops has been kept high thanks to …