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Judge Dredd

MobyRank MobyScore
DOS
...
2.0
Game Gear
...
3.1
Genesis
58
2.8
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Description

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.

Screenshots

Judge Dredd Genesis The Story
Judge Dredd Game Gear Free the hostages for more points
Judge Dredd SNES Climb above the steam valves
Judge Dredd SNES Your mission briefing

Alternate Titles

  • "ジャッジ・ドレッド" -- Japanese spelling

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The Press Says

All Game Guide SNES 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) SNES Jul, 1995 7.6 out of 10 76
Game Players SNES Jul, 1995 70 out of 100 70
All Game Guide Genesis 1998 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Video Games & Computer Entertainment SNES Aug, 1995 6 out of 10 60
Video Games & Computer Entertainment Game Boy Aug, 1995 6 out of 10 60
PC Games (Germany) DOS Jun, 1996 50 out of 100 50
The Video Game Critic Genesis Feb 20, 2008 C- 42
Sega-16.com Genesis Apr 25, 2011 3 out of 10 30
PC Player (Germany) DOS Jun, 1996 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20

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Trivia

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:

JUDGE FIRE

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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