GATO

Critic Score User Score
Macintosh
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4.0
Atari ST
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3.9
Apple II
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User Reviews

I like this one even better than "Silent Service" or "Das Boot"... DOS Gothicgene (83)
If you want a sub-sim and still possess a clunker (i.e., 286 or earlier), then this is the game for you. DOS Spectre (120)

Our Users Say

Platform Votes Score
Apple II 4 3.3
Atari 8-bit 3 3.7
Atari ST 3 3.9
DOS 22 3.6
Macintosh 1 4.0
Combined User Score 33 3.6


Critic Reviews

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30
Apple IIComputer Gaming World (CGW)
One of the first World War II submarine simulations, it was adequate in its time, but not exemplary in any regard. Time has not been generous to this product.
20
DOSComputer Gaming World (CGW)
One of the first World War II submarine simulations, it was adequate in its time, but not exemplary in any regard. Time has not been generous to this product.
0
Atari 8-bitThe Video Game Critic
Unfortunately, Gato's sub-par graphics provide minimal pay-off. Once a wire-frame boat appears in view, it's only rendered from the side, even when it's speeding away from you. When your torpedoes hit their mark you'll see a splash and bright flash, followed by a pathetic sinking animation (the ship goes down horizontally). Considering all the work involved to hunt down a single ship, that's pretty lame! Repairing damage requires you to rendezvous with another friendly ship, but that just prolongs the agony, and Gato is one game experience you'll prefer to end sooner than later.