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Commodore 64
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You are police officer Bob, whose aim is to apprehend a certain quota of criminals (litterbugs, speeders and the like) each day. This is done by chasing them and sounding your siren at them - in some cases they will need ramming off the road. There are also hardened criminals to catch - if you can get one of these to confess, your day's work is considered done.

The game's action is presented with an overhead view of your squad car. Car upgrades are available, to be brought from your reward money. You earn Demerits by crashing, wrongly arresting innocents, or failing to meet your quota. Too many demerits and it is game over.


APB DOS Selecting the day you want to play, from training to busting pot-heads.
APB DOS Tracking a suspect. (CGA)
APB Amiga Title Screen
APB DOS The Chief is pissed!

Alternate Titles

  • "שוטרים וגנבים" -- Alternate hebrew title
  • "APB: All-Points Bulletin" -- Alternate title
  • "A.P.B." -- Lynx title

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Critic Reviews

Crash! ZX Spectrum Sep, 1989 93 out of 100 93
Zzap! (Italy) Commodore 64 Oct, 1989 90 out of 100 90
Commodore User Arcade Sep, 1987 9 out of 10 90
Zzap! Commodore 64 Oct, 1989 90 out of 100 90
Zzap! Amiga Oct, 1989 89 out of 100 89
The Games Machine (UK) Commodore 64 Nov, 1989 85 out of 100 85
The One Atari ST Oct, 1989 73 out of 100 73
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Lynx Aug, 1991 700 out of 1000 70
Power Play Amiga Dec, 1989 36 out of 100 36
Power Play Amstrad CPC Dec, 1989 36 out of 100 36


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1001 Video Games

The Arcade version of APB appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.
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