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Smash T.V. (NES)

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Description

The year is 1999. The world's most popular television show is Smash T.V., an ultra-violent contest between two armed-to-the-teeth combatants, set loose in a series of deadly arenas that are filled to bursting with hordes of mindless beasts and killer robots. The aim of the game is to blast everything in sight and try to grab more cash and prizes than the other guy. Toaster ovens, VCRs, fancy cars and luxury holidays are there for the taking... for anyone who can survive long enough to enjoy them.

Smash T.V. is an insane shoot-em-up from the brain of Eugene Jarvis, creator of Robotron: 2084. It retains that game's frantic style of play and two-joystick control method, but adds plenty of gore, violence, a hint of satire and that all-important two player mode.

Screenshots

Smash T.V. NES Oh boy, goodies!
Smash T.V. NES Those green men are still after me
Smash T.V. NES Title
Smash T.V. NES The host and models up close

Alternate Titles

  • "スマッシュTV" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Super Smash T.V." -- SNES/Genesis/Game Gear title
  • "Smash TV" -- Alternate spelling

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The Press Says

Game Freaks 365 2005 9.1 out of 10 91
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Jan, 1992 91 out of 100 91
Mean Machines Jan, 1992 90 out of 100 90
Nintendo Power Magazine Sep, 1991 4 out of 5 80
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Sep 27, 2005 7 out of 10 70
All Game Guide 1998 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
The Video Game Critic Dec 26, 2010 C+ 58

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

The Arcade version of Smash TV appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

BPjS/BPjM index

On June 30, 1992, Smash T.V. was put on the infamous German index by the BPjS. For more information about what this means and to see a list of games sharing the same fate, take a look here: BPjS/BPjM indexed games.

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*Katakis* (37801) added Smash T.V. (NES) on Jan 14, 2004
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