APB (Atari ST)

APB Atari ST Title screen

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Description

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.

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APB Atari ST Title screen
APB Atari ST Arrest training
APB Atari ST Not much left of my car
APB Atari ST You can't do this to me! I'm a police officer!

Alternate Titles

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

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Critic Reviews

The Games Machine (UK) Oct, 1989 84 out of 100 84
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Oct, 1989 78 out of 100 78
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Oct, 1989 762 out of 1000 76
Raze Aug, 1991 75 out of 100 75
The One Oct, 1989 73 out of 100 73
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Oct, 1989 5.2 out of 12 43
Power Play Dec, 1989 36 out of 100 36

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Trivia

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.
Martin Smith (63068) added APB (Atari ST) on Aug 07, 2004
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