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As Amity Island's Police Chief Brodie, it is your responsibility to stop the lethal shark Jaws from killing the residents and tourists. The Mayor is keeping an eye on you, and wants the job done as quickly and cheaply as possible.

Unfortunately, the main weapon which must be used to finally kill Jaws has been broken into four pieces, which are located along the sea bed in different places. As you explore the 150-plus screens of the game, you must shoot the other fish - some can be shot using your standard weapon, while others (those which flash) must be shot using special limited bullets.

You also have responsibility for closing beaches, which removes the risk of a shark attack, but also costs the area business, especially on hot days, and irritates the Mayor.


Jaws: The Computer Game Atari ST All looks very idyllic, doesn't it?
Jaws: The Computer Game Atari ST Title screen
Jaws: The Computer Game Atari ST A door opens in the intro
Jaws: The Computer Game Atari ST The main map, with 1 location closed

Alternate Titles

  • "Tiburon" -- Spanish title

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Critic Reviews

Atari ST User Sep, 1989 8 out of 10 80
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Aug, 1989 475 out of 1000 48
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Jul, 1989 5.4 out of 12 45
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Aug, 1989 43 out of 100 43
The Games Machine (UK) Aug, 1989 42 out of 100 42


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Martin Smith (62959) added Jaws: The Computer Game (Atari ST) on Oct 19, 2005
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