Dick Tracy

Critic Score User Score
Genesis
72
3.5
SEGA Master System
53
2.5
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Description

This is one of the games based on the Dick Tracy movie. You are Dick Tracy, a police detective who enjoys a peaceful life with his wife. But his wife's father is murdered by a local gangster named Big Boy Caprice, and Dick Tracy is now out for revenge. The game doesn't follow the exact plot of the movie, but simply lets Dick Tracy fight his way through several levels until he faces his archenemy.

This is a platform shooter/"beat-'em-up" game. Plenty of gunmen will attack our hero from all the sides. Dick can only move to the right or to the left. He can use his pistol gun to take out enemies who are in front or behind him. Since he can't approach enemies who attack from the depth of the screen, he can dispose of them using his machine gun. When the enemy is too close, Dick will punch him instead of shooting.

Screenshots

Dick Tracy SEGA Master System Intro
Dick Tracy Genesis Options
Dick Tracy SEGA Master System Game over!
Dick Tracy Genesis Nice detail: you broke the window glass with your machine gun

Alternate Titles

  • "ディックトレイシー" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Shoot first, ask questions later. Genesis smelly_fish_fart (6)
Guns Don't Kill People, Dick Tracy Kills People! Genesis ETJB (447)

Critic Reviews

Computer and Video Games (CVG) Genesis May, 1991 86 out of 100 86
Mean Machines SEGA Master System Feb, 1991 77 out of 100 77
Power Play Genesis May, 1991 75 out of 100 75
Jeuxvideo.com Genesis Nov 16, 2010 15 out of 20 75
Video Games Genesis Jun, 1991 73 out of 100 73
1UP! Genesis Sep 20, 2010 69 out of 100 69
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Genesis Apr, 1991 7.8 out of 12 65
Retro Spirit Games Genesis Jul 18, 2013 6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars 60
GamePro (US) Genesis Mar, 1991 3 out of 5 60
Power Play SEGA Master System May, 1991 53 out of 100 53

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