Elevator Action II (Arcade)

Elevator Action II Arcade Title screen

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Description

Elevator Action Returns is Taito's sequel to their 1983 game. At the start of the game, you choose one of three characters, Kart Bradfield, Edie Burrett, and Jad the Taff. Each of them has their strengths and weaknesses, as well as different primary and secondary weapons. Your mission is to obtain the computer data that are hidden behind specially marked doors (colored red) in six buildings. Entering blue-colored doors during the game will trigger a spinning wheel that contains various items, and when you hit the fire button, what it stops on is what you get. These include point items, health items, machine guns, and rocket launchers. As with the original game, you can use elevators to travel between floors.

You can shoot various objects to destroy them, including barrels and drums, which can help defeat various enemies that include lackeys, zombie soldiers, karate agents, trench-coat goons, guard dogs, and more. Avoid being shot by these enemies. There are cameras scattered throughout each building, which can be destroyed. If you are sighted by one of these cameras, a brief siren goes off. You have limited time to clear each building. When time runs out, the building blows up and you lose a life.

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Elevator Action II Arcade Not yet much action here. The blue doors below promise items
Elevator Action II Arcade Picture after finishing the stage
Elevator Action II Arcade Mission intro
Elevator Action II Arcade There's a short intro with the game's heroes, here's Kart Bradfield

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Alternate Titles

  • "Elevator Action -Returns-" -- Japanese Arcade title
  • "Elevator Action 2 -Returns-" -- Japanese Saturn title
  • "エレベーターアクション リターンズ" -- Japanese spelling

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Retro Spirit Games Dec 11, 2013 9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars 90
All Game Guide 1994 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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Trivia

Bonus game

According to the Gamespot reviewer, "...once the player beats it, a new option called "Old" appears, allowing...experience a 100 percent faithful port of the original arcade Elevator Action."
Trypticon (10740) added Elevator Action II (Arcade) on Jun 19, 2014
Other platforms contributed by *Katakis* (38218)