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Judge Dredd

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Judge Dredd is a platform action game based on the British comic book character of the same name and the 1995 movie that tarnished that name. The game was a multi system release so it fits the standard console jump/shoot/duck formula although it does add some unique twists such as wounding enemies so that they surrender and can be arrested.

The initial levels follow the plot of the movie with futuristic lawman Judge Dredd framed and sent to the Aspen penal colony from which he must escape and prove his innocence. Following the fight at the top of the Statue of Liberty that ended the film, the game continues on with levels and characters inspired by the comic book culminating with a battle against the Dark Judges on Deadworld.


Judge Dredd SNES Title
Judge Dredd SNES A shotgun toting perp
Judge Dredd Game Boy Climb across the cables
Judge Dredd Game Gear First mission objectives

Alternate Titles

  • "ジャッジ・ドレッド" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

All Game Guide SNES 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Total! (Germany) SNES Jul, 1995 2 out of 6 80
All Game Guide Genesis 1998 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
GamePro (US) Genesis Jul, 1995 3.5 out of 5 70
Game Players SNES Jul, 1995 70 out of 100 70
High Score DOS Aug, 1996 3 out of 5 60
PC Joker DOS Jun, 1996 59 out of 100 59
Power Play DOS Jun, 1996 38 out of 100 38
Total! (Germany) Game Boy Jul, 1995 4.25 out of 6 35
Sega-16.com Genesis Apr 25, 2011 3 out of 10 30


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Trading cards

One of the "chasers" in the 1995 Judge Dredd: The Movie trading card series was a nine card set of "Acclaim Judge Dredd Video Game Playing Tips". These cards featured screen shots from the game on the front and related strategies on the back. For example:


You won't be able to get too close to Judge Fire without getting toasted! Use high explosives and Boing bubbles to extinguish his flame.
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