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Crime Patrol

MobyRank MobyScore
CD-i
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4.0
SEGA CD
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4.5
3DO
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4.0
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Description

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!

Screenshots

Crime Patrol 3DO Department store. Busting in with our partner.
Crime Patrol DOS The level select screen
Crime Patrol 3DO Watch out, baddies show up in the background.
Crime Patrol DOS Interrupting a crimelord's dinner

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User Reviews

One of the best Rail-shooters ever. 10-4!!! DOS Zovni (9334)
Excellent Game! Classic Rail Shooter! DOS Dan Theman (9)

The Press Says

Video Games & Computer Entertainment 3DO Mar, 1995 9 out of 10 90
PC Gamer DOS Feb, 1995 78 out of 100 78
FLUX 3DO Oct, 1994 B 75
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
WIZ DOS Dec, 1994 3 out of 5 60
GamePro (US) SEGA CD Apr, 1995 3 out of 5 60
PC Player (Germany) DOS Dec, 1994 60 out of 100 60
PC Attack DOS Oct, 1995 50 out of 100 50

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Trivia

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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