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Midnight Resistance (Commodore 64)

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Description

The Midnight Resistance fighters are up against the awesome powers of mad scientist King Crimson and his Crimson Corps. Crimson has kidnapped your scientist grandfather and five more of your relatives, and aims to put his advanced plans to evil use.

Take control of a Resistance fighter in this scrolling shoot 'em up consisting of nine platform-based levels, each ending with a Boss to defeat. Your enemies appear on foot and in vehicles, and Crimson has also planted machine gun bays en route.

Dead enemies release keys, which can be traded in at shop points for weapons. These weapons include machine guns and flamethrowers, for which ammunition must be bought - weapons are discarded when you have no suitable ammo. The control system is unusual - you can shoot in different directions and crawl along low ledges.

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Midnight Resistance Commodore 64 This guys with the grenade launchers are not very dangerous.
Midnight Resistance Commodore 64 Oh no! These annoying saw blades...
Midnight Resistance Commodore 64 Futuristic level...
Midnight Resistance Commodore 64 The eye is not only watching you...

Alternate Titles

  • "ミッドナイト レジスタンス" -- Japanese spelling

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The Press Says

Commodore Force Aug, 1993 85 out of 100 85
64'er Jan, 1991 7 out of 10 70
Power Play Jan, 1991 68 out of 100 68

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Trivia

Version differences

In the coin-op & Amiga versions, you must use two sticks to control the soldier and the gun; on Genesis & Atari ST, you can control both only with one stick.

Awards

  • Amiga Joker
    • Issue 01/1991 – #4 Best Action Game in 1990

Martin Smith (63162) added Midnight Resistance (Commodore 64) on Jun 11, 2004
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