RoboCop

Critic Score User Score
Windows
45
3.1
PlayStation 2
...
...
GameCube
...
3.6
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Description

Robocop places you in the titanium-coated-with-kevlar boots of Alex Murphy, killed in the line of duty and resurrected as the cyborg officer Robocop. The 2003 game features a new plot not featured in any of the films. Crime is up in Neo-Detroit due to the rapid proliferation of a new designer drug "Brain Drain," and the efforts of crime lord William Nexx to control its profitable distribution. Meanwhile, a mayoral race is heating up and getting dirty. And of course, mega-corporation OCP's role in all this is almost certain, but unclear.

Robocop will have to get to the bottom of all of these mysteries through 9 missions. Gameplay is handled as a typical first-person-shooter, with various Robocop enhancements. His HUD is projected on screen and points out available targets. The player can mark up to three targets with a lock-on button, who Robo will then auto-aim at in sequence. Thermal vision can be activated to see through walls in a limited distance. Multiple weapons are also available, from the signature automatic pistol, to missile launchers and energy weapons.

Objectives are given for each mission, from rescuing hostages to finding clues. Clues can be examined after each mission to explore the story (also updated through TV news breaks, in the style of the films). If the player can target and shoot a enemy's pistol, they will surrender and can be arrested. Should the player kill a hostage or surrendered enemy, they will take damage, forcing the player to follow Robocop's ethics and "prime directives."

Screenshots

RoboCop Windows Detroit's finest
RoboCop Windows Civilians can sometimes offer assistance.
RoboCop Xbox The console versions allow you to mark targets and then auto-aim when you fire.
RoboCop Windows Foundry level, with an exploding grenade.

Alternate Titles

  • "Робокоп" -- Russian spelling

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User Reviews

"Thank You For Your Cooperation" Xbox Classic Nigel (150)
Yet another HORRIBLE game from the worst developers ever... Xbox Spartan_234 (422)

Critic Reviews

Gamezone (Germany) Windows Apr 29, 2003 7.3 out of 10 73
PC Action Windows Jul 22, 2003 57 out of 100 57
TeamXbox Xbox Aug 11, 2003 5.2 out of 10 52
GameStar (Germany) Windows Jul, 2003 43 out of 100 43
PC Games (Germany) Windows Jun 21, 2003 42 out of 100 42
4Players.de Windows Jul 09, 2003 39 out of 100 39
Game Informer Magazine Xbox May, 2003 3.5 out of 10 35
Just Games Retro Windows May 30, 2011 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Nov 10, 2003 5 out of 20 25
Bordersdown Xbox Aug, 2003 2 out of 10 20

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Trivia

German version

In the German version, all blood effects and the sound effects when hitting enemies with a machine gun were removed.
Contributed to by Daniel Albu (251)