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True Lies

Genre
Perspective
Theme
Misc
MobyRank MobyScore
Genesis
73
3.4
SNES
67
3.5
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Description

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..

Screenshots

True Lies Genesis Entering the refinery
True Lies SNES Harry can roll to dodge bullets, and come up firing.
True Lies Genesis Now it's personal!
True Lies SNES Harry escapes the chateau.

Alternate Titles

  • "トゥルーライズ" -- Japanese spelling

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The Press Says

The Video Game Critic SNES Jun 06, 2001 A- 91
Electric Playground Genesis Aug 31, 1995 8.5 out of 10 85
GamePro (US) Genesis May, 1995 4 out of 5 80
GamePro (US) SNES Apr, 1995 4 out of 5 80
Power Unlimited SNES Apr, 1995 7.7 out of 10 77
GameFan Magazine SNES Apr, 1995 74 out of 100 74
Game Players SNES Apr, 1995 74 out of 100 74
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) SNES Apr, 1995 7.1 out of 10 71
Video Games & Computer Entertainment Genesis Jun, 1995 7 out of 10 70
Mega Fun SNES Feb, 1995 54 out of 100 54

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Trivia

Version differences

In the Game Boy version, all blood effects were removed. The German SNES and Genesis versions have green blood.
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