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Rise of the Robots

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Description

You are a cyborg handyman in the far away future sent to a huge megacorporation where an evil AI has taken control of the companies robots. You are charged with facing these robots in combat and eliminating them one by one to reach the core and deactivate the AI.

Gameplay wise this is a standard beat-em-up with gorgeous graphics. It has some annoying limitations like not being able to jump over your enemy and only one fire button.

Screenshots

Rise of the Robots Game Gear Mission
Rise of the Robots DOS Cyborg defeated
Rise of the Robots DOS Cyborg is being constructed...
Rise of the Robots SNES Use the computer for options

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User Reviews

The worst fighting game ever on the PC. Avoid at all costs. DOS Spartan_234 (422)
Urgh DOS Ashley Pomeroy (233)
A perfect example of "All flash, and no substance". SNES JohnLennon224 (16)
Rubbish in every way but one Amiga Martin Smith (76)
And all this time I kept thinking there was worse! DOS Satoshi Kunsai (1816)
Probably the worst fighting game EVER in the history of gaming. DOS Tomer Gabel (4388)
Looks can be decieving SNES ThE oNe (178)
I wanted to like it... but It was just too bad... DOS Yeah No (22)

The Press Says

Amiga Joker Amiga Dec, 1994 91 out of 100 91
Coming Soon Magazine DOS Feb, 1995 90 out of 100 90
Amiga Computing Amiga Feb, 1995 50 out of 100 50
Amiga Games Amiga Dec, 1994 47 out of 100 47
The CD-i Collective CD-i 2004 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
All Game Guide SNES 2007 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
GamePro (US) SNES Jul, 1995 1.5 out of 5 30
Video Games & Computer Entertainment 3DO Jul, 1995 2 out of 10 20
Retro Gamer Amiga Sep, 2004 12 out of 100 12
The Video Game Critic 3DO Aug 03, 2002 F 0

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Trivia

It mainly sold well because of the incredible hype that surrounded it. (If you look closely at the front cover you'll see the words "actual in-game screenshot" which is just a plain lie). Just have a look at the advertising blurb on the back of the box. More and more lies..
Contributed to by Zhentarim7 (182), Corn Popper (69578), NGC 5194 (17256), Kabushi (121659), Satoshi Kunsai (1816) and Terok Nor (18355)