DescriptionOriginating 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!
Part of the Following Groups
- BPjS / BPjM indexed games
- Crime Patrol series
- Genre: Rail shooter
- Theme: Law enforcement
- Visual technique / style: Live-action cutscenes
|One of the best Rail-shooters ever. 10-4!!!||DOS||Zovni (9314)|
|Excellent Game! Classic Rail Shooter!||DOS||Dan Theman (9)|
|Video Games & Computer Entertainment||3DO||Mar, 1995||9 out of 10||90|
|PC Gamer||DOS||Feb, 1995||78 out of 100||78|
|All Game Guide||Arcade||1998||70|
|GamePro (US)||3DO||Apr, 1995||3.5 out of 5||70|
|Game Zero||3DO||Mar, 1996||31.5 out of 50||63|
|WIZ||DOS||Dec, 1994||3 out of 5||60|
|GamePro (US)||SEGA CD||Apr, 1995||3 out of 5||60|
|PC Attack||DOS||Oct, 1995||50 out of 100||50|
|Video Games||SEGA CD||Feb, 1995||40 out of 100||40|
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German indexOn 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.