Highway Patrol II (Amiga)

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In Highway Patrol II, players assume the role of a police officer trying to capture runaway felons before they reach the county border. Players begin by choosing a target villain, with tougher ones earning a bigger bonus, and making it easier to achieve promotions. Gameplay is from the officer's viewpoint, looking through the windshield of his cruiser.

Players chase the criminals and must get them to pull over by using intimidation (siren) or force (shotgun). Players navigate to the criminal's whereabouts by use of the compass and map. Chasing the villain often means venturing off the road and driving through the desert. Traffic is the most obvious hazard in the game, contact with innocents cost promotion points. Other difficulties include: a flat tire, gangsters shooting back, running out of gas, or engine failure due to heat.

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Highway Patrol II Amiga Title Screen
Highway Patrol II Amiga Selecting the file of violator in main menu
Highway Patrol II Amiga Violator on the red car is driving crazy in introduction
Highway Patrol II Amiga Starting the game on a clear road

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Alternate Titles

  • "Highway Patrol 2" -- Bitstar release title

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Critic Reviews

The Games Machine (UK) Jun, 1990 80 out of 100 80
CU Amiga Apr, 1990 64 out of 100 64
Amiga Joker Mar, 1990 52 out of 100 52
Amiga Format May, 1990 48 out of 100 48
Power Play Jul, 1990 40 out of 100 40
Amiga Power May, 1991 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 33
Amiga Power Jun, 1992 6 out of 100 6

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Martin Smith (62923) added Highway Patrol II (Amiga) on Jul 28, 2004
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