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Midnight Resistance (Amiga)

100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
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The Midnight Resistance fighters are up against the awesome powers of mad scientist King Crimson and his Crimson Corps. Crimson has kidnapped your scientist grandfather and five more of your relatives, and aims to put his advanced plans to evil use.

Take control of a Resistance fighter in this scrolling shoot 'em up consisting of nine platform-based levels, each ending with a Boss to defeat. Your enemies appear on foot and in vehicles, and Crimson has also planted machine gun bays en route.

Dead enemies release keys, which can be traded in at shop points for weapons. These weapons include machine guns and flamethrowers, for which ammunition must be bought - weapons are discarded when you have no suitable ammo. The control system is unusual - you can shoot in different directions and crawl along low ledges.


Midnight Resistance Amiga Title screen

Alternate Titles

  • "ミッドナイト レジスタンス" -- Japanese spelling

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The Press Says

Zzap! Oct, 1990 89 out of 100 89
CU Amiga Jul, 1990 89 out of 100 89
Amiga Action Apr, 1992 86 out of 100 86
Amiga Joker Oct, 1990 85 out of 100 85
Power Play Oct, 1990 70 out of 100 70
Amiga Power May, 1991 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 50


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Version differences

In the coin-op & Amiga versions, you must use two sticks to control the soldier and the gun; on Genesis & Atari ST, you can control both only with one stick.


  • Amiga Joker
    • Issue 01/1991 – #4 Best Action Game in 1990

Ian moran (22) added Midnight Resistance (Amiga) on Feb 07, 2004
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