Jaws: The Computer Game

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ZX Spectrum
Commodore 64
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As Amity Island's Police Chief Brodie, it is your responsibility to stop the lethal shark Jaws from killing the residents and tourists. The Mayor is keeping an eye on you, and wants the job done as quickly and cheaply as possible.

Unfortunately, the main weapon which must be used to finally kill Jaws has been broken into four pieces, which are located along the sea bed in different places. As you explore the 150-plus screens of the game, you must shoot the other fish - some can be shot using your standard weapon, while others (those which flash) must be shot using special limited bullets.

You also have responsibility for closing beaches, which removes the risk of a shark attack, but also costs the area business, especially on hot days, and irritates the Mayor.


Jaws: The Computer Game MSX "Under the sea, under the sea. Darling, it's better, down where it's wetter. Take it from me!"
Jaws: The Computer Game Commodore 64 Loading screen
Jaws: The Computer Game ZX Spectrum Game start
Jaws: The Computer Game Commodore 64 Being lowered into the sea.

Alternate Titles

  • "Tiburon" -- Spanish title

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Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Aug, 1989 88 out of 100 88
Atari ST User Atari ST Sep, 1989 8 out of 10 80
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Commodore 64 Aug, 1989 505 out of 1000 50
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Atari ST Aug, 1989 475 out of 1000 48
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Jul, 1989 5.4 out of 12 45
The Games Machine (UK) ZX Spectrum Aug, 1989 44 out of 100 44
The Games Machine (UK) Commodore 64 Aug, 1989 43 out of 100 43
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Atari ST Aug, 1989 43 out of 100 43
The Games Machine (UK) Atari ST Aug, 1989 42 out of 100 42
Power Play Commodore 64 Aug, 1989 42 out of 100 42


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