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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.

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Dick Tracy Genesis Starting from stage 3-A enemies begin to really gang up on Dick
Dick Tracy Genesis Big Boy is not the hardest boss in the game, but the timer in this stage may be a challenge
Dick Tracy Genesis Can't reach those with the pistol, must use machine gun instead
Dick Tracy Genesis Title screen

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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

Joystick (French) Genesis Apr, 1991 93 out of 100 93
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Genesis May, 1991 86 out of 100 86
Power Play Genesis May, 1991 75 out of 100 75
Score Genesis Jul, 1994 71 out of 100 71
1UP! Genesis Sep 20, 2010 69 out of 100 69
The Video Game Critic Genesis Aug 29, 2014 B- 67
Video Games SEGA Master System Mar, 1991 62 out of 100 62
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Genesis Mar, 1991 24 out of 40 60
Sega-16.com Genesis Jul 13, 2004 5 out of 10 50
Video Games & Computer Entertainment Genesis May, 1991 5 out of 10 50

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