True Lies (SNES)

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Take charge of gun toting Arnie in this top down omni-scrolling action shooter. Arnie takes on the terrorists using a variety of weapons in all the locations from the movie of the same name. In each location you have a mission such as retrieve data or capture a terrorist.This usually involves searching around for your goal while dispatching enemies and trying to minimise civilian casualties. The emphasis is on action and weapons, in particular Arnold's favourites: flame thrower and the uzi. He also has a diving roll to help him dodge the enemies bullets and come back guns blazing..


True Lies SNES The game uses actual pictures taken from the movie.
True Lies SNES Grenades show a timer above them when activated.
True Lies SNES Final cutscene as Harry rescues his daughter.
True Lies SNES Omega symbols grant an extra life.

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Alternate Titles

  • "トゥルーライズ" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

The Video Game Critic Jun 06, 2001 A- 91
GamePro (US) Apr, 1995 4 out of 5 80
FLUX Oct, 1994 B 75
Total! (Germany) Mar, 1995 2.25 out of 6 75
GameFan Magazine Apr, 1995 74 out of 100 74
Game Players Apr, 1995 74 out of 100 74
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Apr, 1995 7.1 out of 10 71
Consoles Plus Apr, 1995 69 out of 100 69
Mega Fun Feb, 1995 54 out of 100 54
HonestGamers Jun 02, 2005 1 out of 10 10


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Version differences

In the Game Boy version, all blood effects were removed. The German SNES and Genesis versions have green blood.
BitRot (272) added True Lies (SNES) on Feb 03, 2003
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