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The Tick (Genesis)

The Tick Genesis Title screen


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Get ready to put your blue skin-tight tights on. Ninjas need beating-up, bosses need clobbering! This game is not so much a platform game as it is a fighting game (think Streets of Rage). You run around the levels avoiding sharp flying objects and fighting any enemies that get in your way, including the numerous bosses. If your in a tight spot you can call Arthur to help defeat any enemies that are on-screen. The game is presented in a normal 2D platformer view when you're just jumping from building to building, but changes to a semi-isometric view when you start fighting. You'll probably like it if you like Streets of Rage.


The Tick Genesis Boss fight
The Tick Genesis In a restaurant. This particular helper is not helping at all
The Tick Genesis This is the only stage that has decent multi-layer scrolling
The Tick Genesis Alien boss

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The Press Says

Video Games & Computer Entertainment Jan, 1995 5 out of 10 50 Aug 17, 2006 5 out of 10 50
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Dec, 1994 4.3 out of 10 43
The Video Game Critic Dec 17, 2014 C- 42
All Game Guide 1998 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Mega Fun Apr, 1995 28 out of 100 28


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Ozymandias (67) added The Tick (Genesis) on Jun 06, 2002
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