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Terminator 2: Judgment Day

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MobyRank MobyScore
Genesis
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2.4
SNES
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3.6
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Description

One of the several games based on the eponymous movie. The player controls the T-800 terminator, a cyborg from the future, who travels to the year 1995 to protect John Connor, the future leader of the human resistance against machines, from being killed by another terminator, the highly advanced model T-1000.

This adaptation of the movie is essentially a side-scrolling action game, with both melee combat and shooting; there are also driving sequences between the side-scrolling levels, which mainly consists of avoiding pursuers and safely arriving to the next destination. T-800's default weapon is a pistol, but he can later acquire other weapons such as a shotgun, a mini-gun, etc. The "good terminator" can also use kicks and punches to dispose of the enemies. As in the movie, T-1000 appears frequently and must be fought and incapacitated, but can not be permanently killed until the ending part.

Another objective the player must complete is collecting various robotic parts that could lead to a construction of a new terminator. These parts must be sought out and destroyed, to make this new technique impossible.

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Terminator 2: Judgment Day Genesis The second life only starts at 50%
Terminator 2: Judgment Day Genesis Keep going
Terminator 2: Judgment Day Genesis Level 1 task
Terminator 2: Judgment Day Genesis The results of successful combat

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User Reviews

Well-rounded adventure game that is faithful to the movie SNES Stsung (53)
more than average movie port! to those who love the movie should enjoy this game! SNES Jakob Miller (3)

The Press Says

GamePro (US) SNES Oct, 1993 5 out of 5 100
Power Play Genesis Mar, 1993 70 out of 100 70
The Video Game Critic Genesis Mar 24, 2013 C+ 58
Total! (Germany) SNES Apr, 1994 3.25 out of 6 55
Just Games Retro SNES May 25, 2013 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Sega-16.com Genesis Apr 24, 2008 5 out of 10 50
Sega Force Genesis Jan, 1994 26 out of 100 26

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