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The Crow: City of Angels

MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation
33
1.8
SEGA Saturn
...
2.5
Windows
65
...
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Description

The Crow: City of Angels is a video game adaption of the 1996 film of the same name.

Brought back from the dead by the mysterious crow, Ashe will stop at nothing to avenge his and his son's execution at the hands of the minions of Judah, the city’s crime lord. One by one they will face the crow!

The Crow: COA is a 3D fighting game in which the player wanders from screen to screen, fighting everybody they come across with a wide variety of kicks and punches that vary based on your proximity to your foe. There is also a large range of weapons including pistols, shotgun's, knives, pool cues, pipes and steel drums.

Screenshots

The Crow: City of Angels Windows Showing a pair of thugs who the boss is
The Crow: City of Angels Windows Hey no fair, you've got a gun!
The Crow: City of Angels Windows A very unfriendly tavern

Alternate Titles

  • "ザ・クロウ" -- Japanese spelling

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The Press Says

PC Games (Germany) Windows Feb, 1997 77 out of 100 77
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Aug, 1997 76 out of 100 76
Mega Fun SEGA Saturn Jan, 1997 72 out of 100 72
Game Informer Magazine PlayStation Feb, 2004 4 out of 10 40
PC Player (Germany) Windows Feb, 1997 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
GamePro (US) PlayStation Apr, 1997 2 out of 5 40
The Video Game Critic PlayStation Mar 24, 2010 D 25
IGN PlayStation Mar 11, 1997 1 out of 10 10
Game Revolution SEGA Saturn Sep 06, 2004 F 0
Game Revolution PlayStation Jun, 1997 F 0

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Trivia

Development

The game engine is a reworking of the Perfect Weapon source code. All backdrops had to be re-rendered when representatives from Acclaim said "we want more red and yellow, like the movie".

German version

In the German version, all blood effects were removed and the intro was cut shortly before the pistol shot.
Contributed to by Xoleras (66241) and jaxx22 (39)