is a 1988 action video game
for the Amiga
, Amstrad CPC
, Apple II
, Atari ST
, Commodore 64
and ZX Spectrum
. It was subsequently ported to the Mega Drive/Genesis
in 1990. The gameplay combines pseudo-3D driving in the graphical style of Outrun
with side-scrolling action as the player controls a police officer driving to and then moved through various seedy locations in a one-man war against crime. The game was the first game on the Genesis to have a warning label due to its violent content.
The game was largely panned by video game critics for its simplistic graphics, sound, and the fact that many of the levels looked too similar.
In the single-player side-scrolling
game the player is a cop in a seedy futuristic urban city. Armed with a pistol, the player has to kill various thugs, before the timer runs out. While the game has several levels, the background in the game does not change often.
The other half of the game is a driving sequence, similar to other computer games such as Roadblasters
was one of the first games made for the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis from a third party developer and was part of an attempt by Razorsoft
to test what sort of content would Sega allow on a game made for one of its systems.
was allowed to have blood in it, provided that it had a parental advisory label on the game's box. The violent content surfaced when a police officer shot a criminal, with the criminal being blown......