The Blues Brothers

Critic Score User Score
Atari ST
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Game Boy
65
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Commodore 64
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4.1
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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 Commodore 64 Both in prison
The Blues Brothers Commodore 64 Climbing on the fence to outsmart the guards
The Blues Brothers DOS The map... (EGA)
The Blues Brothers DOS At the music store (VGA)

Alternate Titles

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

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User Reviews

Somehow mismatched. DOS Tomer Gabel (4362)

Critic Reviews

Commodore Format Commodore 64 Jan, 1992 90 out of 100 90
N-Force Game Boy Aug, 1992 81 out of 100 81
Amiga Joker Amiga Nov, 1991 75 out of 100 75
64'er Commodore 64 Feb, 1992 7 out of 10 70
PC Joker DOS Oct, 1991 69 out of 100 69
Power Play Game Boy Oct, 1992 66 out of 100 66
Power Play Atari ST Jan, 1992 61 out of 100 61
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Game Boy Sep, 1994 5.8 out of 10 58
Video Games NES Sep, 1992 56 out of 100 56
The DOS Spirit DOS Jun 20, 2007 3 out of 6 50

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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 Saturday Night Live skits and the Blues Brothers movie was transcribed and is used in the game.

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Contributed to by John Scott (438), Donny K. (420), totalgridlock (83) and Martin Smith (63069)