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Description

The Blues Brothers are on the run from the law. Take control of either bulky Jake or nippy Elwood in this five-level platform game. You must cross a prison, a river and the big city to reach freedom. You also must find your missing records and collect these. Everything and everyone is against you, but you can pick up and throw warehouse crates to defeat your opponents.

Screenshots

The Blues Brothers DOS At the Construction site. (VGA)
The Blues Brothers Amiga Choose your character.
The Blues Brothers Commodore 64 Game progress display
The Blues Brothers Commodore 64 Climbing on the fence to outsmart the guards

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Alternate Titles

  • "האחים בלוז" -- Hebrew spelling
  • "HaAhim Bluz" -- Hebrew title

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User Reviews

Somehow mismatched. DOS Tomer Gabel (4678)

Critic Reviews

Amiga Computing Amiga Jan, 1992 88 out of 100 88
Amiga Power Amiga Nov, 1991 87 out of 100 87
N-Force NES Jan, 1993 81 out of 100 81
Amiga Joker Amiga Nov, 1991 75 out of 100 75
ST Format Atari ST Dec, 1991 72 out of 100 72
Video Games Game Boy Sep, 1992 65 out of 100 65
Power Play DOS Jan, 1992 61 out of 100 61
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Game Boy Sep, 1994 5.8 out of 10 58
Nintendo Magazine System UK Game Boy Feb, 1993 53 out of 100 53
Ultimate Nintendo: Guide to the NES Library NES 2016 0.5 Stars0.5 Stars0.5 Stars0.5 Stars0.5 Stars 10

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Trivia

Covermount release

In 1995 this game appeared on the coverdisk of a UK Amiga magazine. The catch was - the game was password-protected, and you had to phone a special hotline and pay £7.99 (more than it cost through a mail-order company at around the same time) to gain access to it. £4 went to the UK charity Comic Relief.

Music

Some of the music from the Blues Brothers movie and the Saturday Night Live skits (also featured on the live album Briefcase Full of Blues) was transcribed and is used in the game. The re-arranged songs featured in some versions of the game include The Peter Gunn Theme, (I've Got Everything I Need) Almost, Everybody Needs Somebody to Love and Shotgun Blues

Information also contributed by Martin Smith
Contributed to by John Scott (459), Donny K. (453), totalgridlock (93) and Martin Smith (66787)