The 'Officially Licenced' mobile phone game version of the 80's
SUPER smash-hit coin-operated arcade game from Elite / Midway
up your old Push Bike, put on your peaked cap and Imagine yourself
braving the streets of an American suburb!
this single-player retro classic you play a baseball cap-wearing
freckle-faced paperboy who lobs newspapers at subscribing houses
as he cycles by. If you neglect a house or damage it by chucking
a paper through a window, the owner un-subscribes. Your aim, of
course, is to get through seven days without losing all your customers.
you think that sounds too easy, then don't forget that you will
also have to simultaneously avoid obstacles, such as remote control
cars, dogs, road works, and runaway mowers (the comic minutiae of
There are three areas to take on: Easy Street, Middle Road, and
In each area, the obstacles becoming successively more numerous
and dangerous as you progress .
Each street is followed by a training course where you throw papers
at targets and leap over ramps to rack up even more bonuses.
First launched in 1984 as an Atari (now Midway) arcade game, Paperboy
was ported to home computer formats by Elite and sold in Europe
throughout the 80s and early 90s to the figure of 1,000,000 units
sold Europe, Australasia.