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Crime is getting out of control in Liberty City, and to combat the problem, the LCPD establishes a new unit, called ESWAT (Enhanced Special Weapons and Tactics). Police officers who are promoted to this unit wear a cyber-suit that contains state-of-the-art military equipment including two Turbo-Booster Thrusters, extra ammunition, and increased protection. In order to become an ESWAT member, all a dedicated police officer has to do is arrest enough criminal masterminds to progress through the ranks, which include Captain, Assistant Chief, and Chief.

ESWAT: Cyber Police is a horizontal-scrolling beat 'em up where you have to make your way from left to right and defeat a mastermind. There are 15 stages to complete, and have you patrolling through Liberty streets, car yards, stadiums, restaurants, the CBD, construction sites, and boat docks. While you're out on patrol, you can pick up ammunition, and the amount you get varies. For example, on some levels, ammo may be worth 10 bullets, while in others, you may get 60 bullets. Once you have obtained the cyber-suit, you wear it for the duration of the game.


Screenshots

E-SWAT: Cyber Police Commodore 64 Stage 05
E-SWAT: Cyber Police Atari ST Starting level one
E-SWAT: Cyber Police Amiga Stage 09 Boss
E-SWAT: Cyber Police Amiga Other parts of the suit

Alternate Titles

  • "ESWAT: Cyber Police" -- Alternate spelling
  • "ESWAT: City Under Siege" -- Alternate spelling
  • "ESWAT: City of Liberty" -- European Commodore 64 title
  • "E-SWAT" -- European SEGA Master System title
  • "Elite Special Weapons And Tactics" -- Spectrum in-game title

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User Reviews

Fighting crime is always a party Amiga *Katakis* (38149)

Critic Reviews

Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amstrad CPC Jan, 1991 88 out of 100 88
Commodore Format Commodore 64 Feb, 1991 71 out of 100 71
Retrogaming History SEGA Master System Jul 26, 2008 6 out of 10 60
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Atari ST Feb, 1991 55 out of 100 55
Power Play Commodore 64 Mar, 1991 47 out of 100 47
Power Play Amiga Mar, 1991 44 out of 100 44
Video Games SEGA Master System Mar, 1991 32 out of 100 32
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Commodore 64 Jan, 1991 3.8 out of 12 32
Amiga Joker Amiga Dec, 1990 28 out of 100 28
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Jan, 1991 3.2 out of 12 27

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Contributed to by chirinea (36396), Martin Smith (62998) and *Katakis* (38149)