The Tick (SNES)

The Tick SNES Title screen.


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Get ready to put your blue skin-tight tights on. Ninjas need beating-up, bosses need clobbering! This game is not so much a platform game as it is a fighting game (think Streets of Rage). You run around the levels avoiding sharp flying objects and fighting any enemies that get in your way, including the numerous bosses. If your in a tight spot you can call Arthur to help defeat any enemies that are on-screen. The game is presented in a normal 2D platformer view when you're just jumping from building to building, but changes to a semi-isometric view when you start fighting. You'll probably like it if you like Streets of Rage.


The Tick SNES Balancing on the rope - one of very few moderately entertaining moments
The Tick SNES Menu screen.
The Tick SNES On a motor boat
The Tick SNES Clowns on a beach and a portal

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Not in the face! Not in the face! Adzuken (818) 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars

Critic Reviews

GamePro (US) Feb, 1995 2.5 out of 5 50
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Dec, 1994 4.8 out of 10 48
All Game Guide 1998 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Game Zero Mar, 1995 23.5 out of 100 24


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WildKard (12126) added The Tick (SNES) on Jan 16, 2004
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