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Rise of the Robots (Amiga)

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Description

You are a cyborg handyman in the far away future sent to a huge megacorporation where an evil AI has taken control of the companies robots. You are charged with facing these robots in combat and eliminating them one by one to reach the core and deactivate the AI.

Gameplay wise this is a standard beat-em-up with gorgeous graphics. It has some annoying limitations like not being able to jump over your enemy and only one fire button.

Screenshots

Rise of the Robots Amiga Your opponent no.6 - Supervisor
Rise of the Robots Amiga Your opponent no.1 - Loader
Rise of the Robots Amiga Cyborg vs Military
Rise of the Robots Amiga Select opponent for 2 Player game

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User Reviews

Rubbish in every way but one Martin Smith (76) 1.75 Stars1.75 Stars1.75 Stars1.75 Stars1.75 Stars

The Press Says

Amiga Joker Dec, 1994 91 out of 100 91
CU Amiga Jan, 1995 81 out of 100 81
Amiga Computing Feb, 1995 50 out of 100 50
Amiga Games Dec, 1994 47 out of 100 47
Amiga Format Jan, 1995 19 out of 100 19
Retro Gamer Sep, 2004 12 out of 100 12

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Trivia

It mainly sold well because of the incredible hype that surrounded it. (If you look closely at the front cover you'll see the words "actual in-game screenshot" which is just a plain lie). Just have a look at the advertising blurb on the back of the box. More and more lies..
NGC 5194 (17258) added Rise of the Robots (Amiga) on Dec 01, 2002
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