First Star's first game for the 2600 is a credit to the company's sterling reputation. Boing! is a pattern-changing game — the genre pioneered by Q*bert — with a few nice twists and an easier control scheme. It certainly stands quite well on its own.
Boing! turns the player into a bubble, which has to light up each of the 36 blocks on the playfield. To do this, the bubble... [more]