I think that perhaps Stuart Campbell/AP might have used such superlative language partly in order to emphasise the point that SWOS really is
one of the best games ever, as good (but not necessarily classic) games were often described in terms such as "one of the best ever" in Amiga magazines, and readers might conceivably have become a little blasť about phrases such as that.
Originally posted by Marlon
I personally think it IS the best game on the Amiga
/me pats Marlon on the head