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Virtuoso

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Platforms
MobyRank MobyScore
3DO
33
3.2
DOS
52
1.9
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Description

Fight all sorts of virtual enemies as Our Hero, a rock star. Your shotgun is your only friend as you travel from world to world fighting enemies in 3rd-person 3D.

Screenshots

Virtuoso 3DO Since you're playing a game about playing a game, defeated enemies shower points.
Virtuoso 3DO Marine level. Starts on a beach.
Virtuoso 3DO What appears to be Spiderman on a motorbike.
Virtuoso DOS Load game screen

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User Reviews

I'm astounded this game made it out the door. DOS Trixter (8730)

The Press Says

Coming Soon Magazine DOS Feb, 1995 73 out of 100 73
PC Joker DOS Dec, 1994 68 out of 100 68
Pelit DOS Feb, 1995 68 out of 100 68
PC Player (Germany) DOS Jan, 1995 52 out of 100 52
The Video Game Critic 3DO Nov 19, 2014 C 50
GamePro (US) 3DO Aug, 1995 2.5 out of 5 50
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) 3DO Jul, 1995 4 out of 10 40
MAN!AC 3DO 1994 35 out of 100 35
Power Play DOS Feb, 1995 35 out of 100 35
Defunct Games 3DO Feb 18, 2006 5 out of 100 5

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Trivia

Music

The redbook audio portion of the CD that provides the background music was poorly mastered. The audio audibly clips in loud passages of the music. It is played by the indie rock band Thai Died Suicide.

Stanglnator

The former editor Florian Stangl from the no longer existing German gaming magazine PC Player looked incredibly like the hero of Virtuoso. The magazine featured monthly humorous sketch videos, called the "Multimedia Leserbriefe", on their cover CDs and this inevitably led to the creation of the Stanglnator, played by Florian Stangl. His appearances mostly involved killing people with his guitar.

Some examples and background info can be found on stanglnator.de (German).

Information also contributed by Trixter.
Contributed to by Trixter (8730) and Multimedia Mike (17498)