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Sharkey's Moll

Sharkey's Moll Atari ST Loading screen

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Genre
Perspective
Theme
MobyRank MobyScore
Amiga
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1.8
Amstrad CPC
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...
Atari ST
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1.6
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Description

Operation Wolf and The Untouchables combine for this action game set in 1920s Chicago. You play Lieutenant Sharkey, who has been sent out to wipe out Rubbers Malone and his henchmen.

You have control over the gun, which you move across the screen as the game scrolls steadily from left to right, and must kill as many of the henchmen as you can - otherwise they will shoot at you and reduce your energy level. You are armed with a limited amount of ammo plus a few Molotov Cocktails to throw - both of these can be replenished from bonus items. As well as on the streets, enemies also appear in cars and through windows (there's a special bonus for shooting these). At the end of each level you meet an informant, who must not be shot, as this destroys the entire level of work.

Screenshots

Sharkey's Moll Atari ST Watch out for guys in the windows
Sharkey's Moll ZX Spectrum The heat of the action
Sharkey's Moll Amstrad CPC Now the informant's moving veeeeeery slowly along your path.
Sharkey's Moll Amstrad CPC Incoming Molotov cocktail!

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The Press Says

Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Aug, 1991 44 out of 100 44
ST Format Atari ST Sep, 1991 39 out of 100 39
Power Play Amiga Sep, 1991 19 out of 100 19

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Trivia

On November 29, 1991, Sharkey's Moll 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.
Contributed to by Martin Smith (63162)