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ESWAT: City under Siege (Genesis)

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Description

The city is besieged by wanted criminals, and as a police officer it is your duty to stop them. The first criminals in the wanted list can be stopped with your service weapon an some fast reactions, but once you're facing the toughest criminals in town you'll need to use the cyber suit, which provides additional protection and higher firepower.

Unlike other versions of this game, this Genesis cartridge doesn't follow the layout of the arcade game. The levels, rather than being linear, feature some platform elements, and the enemies in the first levels are no longer bank robbers or hit-men, but soldiers and robots instead. And the setting is no longer your typical American city, but a futuristic megalopolis.

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ESWAT: City under Siege Genesis Health pick up
ESWAT: City under Siege Genesis Level 5 pursue the ship
ESWAT: City under Siege Genesis Soldier with a jet pack
ESWAT: City under Siege Genesis A security droid

Alternate Titles

  • "Cyber Police ESWAT" -- Japanese title
  • "サイバーポリス イースワット" -- Japanese spelling

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The Press Says

Computer and Video Games (CVG) Sep, 1990 93 out of 100 93
Mean Machines Feb, 1991 87 out of 100 87
Joystick (French) Sep, 1990 84 out of 100 84
1UP! Jan 26, 2010 84 out of 100 84
VideoGame Aug, 1991 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
The Games Machine (UK) Sep, 1990 80 out of 100 80
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Oct, 1990 30 out of 40 75
Power Play Oct, 1990 75 out of 100 75
Raze Apr, 1991 72 out of 100 72
Sega-16.com Jun 06, 2005 6 out of 10 60

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Neville (1890) added ESWAT: City under Siege (Genesis) on Jun 24, 2010
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