Guide Dick as he shoots off on the scrolling
streets, wasting gangsters and their twisted
A comic-like intro shot establishes the mood of the game, and panels with speech bubbles appear between levels.
The sprites are small, but nicely detailed and animated. The backgrounds are simply coloured - rather like the sets in the film.
The sound is nothing to write home about, but performs its task in a workmanlike fashion.
The responsiveness severely affects the play; the levels become repetitive after a while.
Eighteen levels provides a tough challenge, although they're all basically very similar in gameplay style.
An enjoyable and pretty addictive film tie-in which is bound to appeal to shoot 'em up fans.
- There's plenty to please shoot 'em up fans, and the graphics are very similar to the four-colour film. If you're after a good blast, check this out.
- This isn't an atrocious game, but simply one that lacks the "oomph" to make it something special.
What we say now
- To be honest, the standard of Master System shooting games hasn't improved in the last two years, so I'd give it the same rating.
- I'd keep the marks as they are. Although the game has its faults, it's still a good laugh with fast 'n' furious shoot em up action. Shoot 'em up fans should get hold of this.
- Mean Machines Sega magazine Lookback
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