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Hostage: Rescue Mission (Amiga)

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Description

Terrorists have overrun an embassy and hold the people inside as hostages. You control six counter-terrorists whose mission is to eliminate the terrorists. In the first part of the game, you have to bring three men into position so they can snipe the building. The second part involves entering the building with the other three men to kill the terrorists and rescue the hostages. Depending on how well you positioned your snipers, you can use them to assist you on that mission.

Screenshots

Hostage: Rescue Mission Amiga The first sub-game: The snipers have to get to their target positions without being detected by the moving spotlights.
Hostage: Rescue Mission Amiga The title screen.
Hostage: Rescue Mission Amiga The embassy and its surroundings. X marks the spots where you can position your snipers.

Alternate Titles

  • "בני-ערובה" -- Hebrew spelling
  • "Rescue: The Embassy Mission" -- NES title
  • "Operation Jupiter" -- French title
  • "Hostages: The Embassy Mission" -- Japanese title
  • "Hostages" -- European/Israeli title
  • "ホステージ" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Brilliant. EboMike (3009) 4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars

The Press Says

Zzap! Sep, 1989 74 out of 100 74
Power Play 1989 70 out of 100 70

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Trivia

The original french release of this game (maybe others) contained a set of three transparent stickers. The stickers were supposed to imitate bullet holes when applied on a window or glass.
EboMike (3009) added Hostage: Rescue Mission (Amiga) on Feb 20, 2003
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