DescriptionThe events of the game take place in the fictional republic Sercia. A coup has ended the tyrannical regime of the Garo family, leading to the election of a new president. However, the last member of the once powerful Garo family kidnaps President MacPherson's daughter, demanding to know top military secrets in exchange for her life. An international intelligence service known as VSSE sends agent Richard Miller to infiltrate Garo's stronghold and rescue the young woman.
Time Crisis is a rail shooter similar to Virtua Cop in gameplay style. The player moves automatically, using the light gun to eliminate appearing enemies, after which he can proceed to the next screen. The stages typically culminate in boss battles. The player can also press a button to make Richard dive for cover. However, using this feature too much might result in expiration of the time limit imposed on each screen.
New features for the PlayStation version include a time trial mode and a brand new mission exclusive to the PlayStation.
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- "化解危机" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
- "タイムクライシス" -- Japanese spelling
Part of the Following Groups
- BPjS / BPjM indexed games
- Genre: Light Gun Shooter
- PlayStation Platinum Range releases
- PlayStation the Best series
- Time Crisis series
|Great version of a solid gun game.||PlayStation||Sycada (190)|
|Consoles Plus||PlayStation||Dec, 1997||93 out of 100||93|
|All Game Guide||Arcade||1998||90|
|Absolute Playstation||PlayStation||Apr, 1998||88 out of 100||88|
|GameSpot||PlayStation||Nov 26, 1997||8.4 out of 10||84|
|Game Revolution||PlayStation||Apr, 1998||B+||83|
|Video Games||PlayStation||Nov, 1997||82 out of 100||82|
|Gamezilla||PlayStation||1997||82 out of 100||82|
|Mega Fun||PlayStation||Nov, 1997||81 out of 100||81|
|IGN||PlayStation||Nov 11, 1997||8 out of 10||80|
|The Video Game Critic||PlayStation||Jul 15, 1999||B-||67|
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1001 Video GamesTime Crisis appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.
German indexOn April 30, 1998, Time Crisis 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.
- PSExtreme Magazine
- (Vol. 3, Iss. 3) - The game was named the Best Arcade Translation of the Year (1997 Extreme Awards)
Related Web Sites
- Wikipedia: Time Crisis (Information about Time Crisis at Wikipedia)