Crime Patrol

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Originating in the arcades, this is a full-motion video rail shooter with real actors, produced by the makers of Mad Dog McCree.

Crime Patrol puts the player in the shoes of a police officer, who starts as a Rookie and has to work his way up to become a member of SWAT and eventually the Delta Force team. To do that, he has to complete missions, which involve taking down criminals in a variety of locations. Beginning with smaller-scale criminals (such as shoplifters), the hero will later have to face gangsters, drug lords, and eventually terrorists. For each set of missions, the player characters is being teamed up with another police officer. The gameplay is quite similar to any other of the large live-action laser-gun games found in the arcades - all the player has to do is take the gun (or the mouse in the computer version) and show those criminals who's the boss!


Crime Patrol DOS Aw, shoot through him. He gives lousy interest rates anyway.
Crime Patrol 3DO Main menu. Shoot the location to select.
Crime Patrol 3DO Too slow. Killed by a guy with pantyhose on his head.
Crime Patrol DOS Your partner's a tad psycho, but who isn't in this job?

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User Reviews

One of the best Rail-shooters ever. 10-4!!! DOS Zovni (9321)
Excellent Game! Classic Rail Shooter! DOS Dan Theman (9)

Critic Reviews

Video Games & Computer Entertainment 3DO Mar, 1995 9 out of 10 90
Coming Soon Magazine DOS Nov, 1994 87 out of 100 87
PC Gamer DOS Feb, 1995 78 out of 100 78
7Wolf Magazine Windows Oct 07, 2003 7.3 out of 10 73
GamePro (US) 3DO Apr, 1995 3.5 out of 5 70
All Game Guide Arcade 1998 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
PC Player (Germany) DOS Dec, 1994 60 out of 100 60
GamePro (US) SEGA CD Apr, 1995 3 out of 5 60
WIZ DOS Dec, 1994 3 out of 5 60
Video Games 3DO Mar, 1995 48 out of 100 48


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German index

On February 28, 1995, Crime Patrol was put on the infamous German index by the BPjS. More information about this topic can be found in the game group.
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