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Lock 'n' Chase (Atari 2600)

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Category Description User Score
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 3.6
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 2.9
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 3.3
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 3.0
Overall User Score (10 votes) 3.2

Critic Reviews

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The Atari Times
All in all, Lock 'N' Chase is a respectable maze game. I don't enjoy it as much as Atari's Ms. Pac-Man or Coleco's Mouse Trap, but it's a very solid title which is far superior to the Pac-Man port for the 2600. The game is pretty common, too, so you shouldn't have much trouble finding a copy.
Atari HQ
Despite its many shortcomings, Lock 'N' Chase is an addicting game. If you were put off by the Intellivision's bad controls (and many of us were, no doubt), then go with this one. You won't get the great graphics, but the gameplay's all there... and isn't that what matters?
Game Freaks 365
Like Pac-man, Lock 'N’ Chase has one maze that repeats endlessly, and like Pac-man, it also has icons that will appear for you to pick up (from two places) for extra points. One of the icons will make noise to tell you when it is there and one of them will not. The graphics and sound in this game are about on par with Pac-man other than the fact that I like the color scheme of this game better. Overall, if you are a Pac-man fan, you should be able to enjoy this game as well, as the two are alike in many ways.
The Video Game Critic
Lock N Chase is always a challenge, even on the "easy" skill level, and I like how it "pauses" between lives. It may be a little slow and derivative, but give Lock N Chase a chance and it'll give you a run for your money.