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Crime Wave (Atari ST)

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Advertisement in COMPUTE, January 1990:
    A powerful crime syndicate has taken over large areas of our major cities turning them into vast criminal wastelands.

    Arson, extortion, drug distribution, murder and now... terrorist abduction! You have just learned that they have taken the U.S. President's daughter and are holding her and our country hostage.

    YOU'VE HAD A GUT-FULL!... YOUR PURPOSE: To wipe out this criminal organization and rescue the president's daughter. Even with the most sophisticated Assault Technology available, it won't be easy. You are the only one that can save the country from this sinister infestation...

    Bring arcade action home like never before!

    Crime Wave, with Real Sound and 256 color digitized VGA graphics, puts you on the streets for real!

    Contributed by Belboz (6553) on Oct 14, 2001.

Unknown Source:
    A powerful crime syndicate has taken over large ares of our major cities, turning them into vast criminal wastelands. Arson, extortion, drug distribution and now... terrorist abduction! You've just learned they've taken the President's daughter and are holding her and the country hostage.

    You've had a GUTFULL! Your purpose: to wipe out this criminal organization and rescue the President's daughter. Even with the most sophisticated assault technology available, it won't be easy. Can you save the country from this sinister infestation?

    Crime Wave Features:



    • Breathtaking 256 Color VGA/MCGA graphics

    • Incredible digitzed "Motion Graphics"(tm) (featuring real actors and models)

    • RealSound(tm) digitized sound (no sound hardware required)

    • Intense Arcade Action

    • Unique three dimensional scrolling playfields

    • Tremendous depth and playability


    Contributed by Robert Morgan (863) on Nov 16, 1999.