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Description

Vigilante is a side-scrolling beat-em-up. It features an anonymous tough hero that roams the streets to beat up The Rogues gang that kidnapped his girlfriend Maria. The game offers five distinct locations, such as city streets and a junkyard, with many different thugs with different strengths. You fight with your fists, feet and a chain, with a regular stance, crouched and jumping attacks. Each level features an end boss which requires a specific tactic in order to progress. Enemies keep spawning continuously from the left and the right side of the screen until the boss is reached, so a steady pace forward is required to reach the end of the level before time runs out. When enemies come too close they will grab the character and quick presses left and right are need to set him free, as he is then vulnerable to incoming attacks.

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Vigilante Amstrad CPC About to be run over by a motorcycle
Vigilante Amiga Boss
Vigilante Amiga The Junkyard
Vigilante TurboGrafx-16 Game over

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Critic Reviews

Zero SEGA Master System Nov, 1989 84 out of 100 84
The Games Machine (UK) Amiga May, 1989 78 out of 100 78
ST/Amiga Format Amiga May, 1989 70 out of 100 70
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) TurboGrafx-16 Apr, 1989 8.2 out of 12 68
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amiga Aug, 1989 658 out of 1000 66
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) SEGA Master System Apr, 1989 6.6 out of 12 55
Digital Press - Classic Video Games TurboGrafx-16 Dec 04, 2003 4 out of 10 40
Defunct Games SEGA Master System Jul 10, 2005 39 out of 100 39
Commodore Format Commodore 64 Mar, 1991 25 out of 100 25
Eurogamer.de Wii Mar 12, 2007 1 out of 5 20

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Windows release

The game was one of the eighteen arcade games included in the compilation Irem Arcade Hits.

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