DescriptionAnother live-actor arcade shooter by American Laser Games (makers of Mad Dog McCree and Crime Patrol), Who Shot Johnny Rock? is set in the classic 1920's style gangster era.
As the title suggests, you're supposed to find out who shot singer Johnny Rock (or at least who hired the guys who shot him) and put them behind bars.
There are some differences between this game and previous American Laser Games shooters. Instead of a wimpy pistol, you get a tommy gun (which doesn't need to be reloaded). Unfortunately, you also have limited ammo and need to buy more at times. Instead of lives you have a fixed supply of money, and each time you die you lose some cash. Lose it all and it's game over.
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|Coming Soon Magazine||DOS||Dec, 1994||77 out of 100||77|
|GamePro (US)||3DO||Oct, 1994||3.5 out of 5||70|
|Gameplay (Benelux)||DOS||Jun, 1994||64 out of 100||64|
|neXGam||CD-i||1995||6 out of 10||60|
|7Wolf Magazine||Windows||Oct 30, 2003||6 out of 10||60|
|PC Joker||DOS||Apr, 1994||58 out of 100||58|
|Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM)||CD-i||Aug, 1994||4.8 out of 10||48|
|PC Games (Germany)||DOS||Jun, 1994||45 out of 100||45|
|Just Games Retro||SEGA CD||Jan 07, 2007||40|
|Video Games||3DO||Mar, 1995||40 out of 100||40|
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