User review spotlight: Carmageddon (DOS). Released in 1997.

Who Shot Johnny Rock? (SEGA CD)

Who Shot Johnny Rock? SEGA CD The Damsel in Distress

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MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
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MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.

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Our Users Say

Category Description MobyScore
Acting The quality of the actors' performances in the game (including voice acting). 2.0
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 1.0
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 2.0
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 1.0
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 2.0
Overall MobyScore (1 vote) 1.6


The Press Says

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40
Just Games Retro
There are some neat little ideas in the game, I will admit. I like how your "lives" are tracked through money; get hit and you have to pay the doctor, don't have any left and you die. You can get more money by going to the casino and playing a randomly assigned "lucky number," or by completing a stage. I like the overhead map that allows some non-linear choices about where you want to go next. I even like the idea of a 1920's gumshoe shooter. But damn, I do not like the hit detection. It's as if they knew something was wrong and quickly gave you infinite continues as a chance to beat the game as it was rushed out the door. Even still, it feels like a mistake. It's a short game anyway, and just isn't much fun when you spend those six or so hours exclusively trying to remember the order bad guys appear in. Hopefully other ports pulled this off better.
30
All Game Guide
It's too bad, really. I wanted to like this game. It had a nice looking woman on the cover, a Humphrey Bogart-esque plot, and an allusion to the "Who shot J.R.?" cliffhanger from the television show Dallas. For these reasons alone, I can't give it the absolute worst rating on our scale. Unfortunately, though, the excessive waiting for a few seconds of live action just isn't worth it.