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Description

As the 2nd millennium ends, the cities are over-ran with Apocalyptic violence. Is this down to urban frustrations, or a sinister cult controlling everybody? You are either cop D'Arcy Stern or former soldier Roper McIntyre, and have to find the answers, but more importantly put a stop to the carnage.

This involves a succession of action-packed non-linear missions. The environment incorporates shadows, rain, fog and a day/night cycle. Police cars, motorcycles and ambulances must be controlled during some missions. There are many ways to 'settle' the enemies - car chases, hand-to-hand combats and action movie-style shoot outs for example.

Screenshots

Urban Chaos Windows Briefing - Mission 1
Urban Chaos Windows Mucky Foot Productions
Urban Chaos Windows Returning a vehicle to the station!
Urban Chaos Windows FMV Intro

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User Reviews

Potentially great, but ruined by a couple of bad design decisions hydra9 (3830) 3.17 Stars3.17 Stars3.17 Stars3.17 Stars3.17 Stars
Think Streets of Rage in 3rd person 3d view jumping from building to building. SebastianLi (46) 2.17 Stars2.17 Stars2.17 Stars2.17 Stars2.17 Stars
Fun yet incredibly annoying Evil-Jim (151) 3.83 Stars3.83 Stars3.83 Stars3.83 Stars3.83 Stars
Tomb Raider, Driver, GTA and the worst story line ever all mixed together. Michael Joyeux (13) unrated

Critic Reviews

Cincinnati Enquirer 2000 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 100
Game Vortex 1999 9 out of 10 90
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Jan 15, 2000 85 out of 100 85
Gaming Age 1999 B+ 83
PC Gaming World Dec, 1999 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
WomenGamers.com Feb 16, 2000 8 out of 10 80
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Jan 07, 2000 78 out of 100 78
Power Play Jan, 2000 76 out of 100 76
PC Joker Jan, 2000 75 out of 100 75
Game Revolution Feb 01, 2000 B- 67

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Trivia

Development company Mucky Foot had signed a sequel to Urban Chaos with Eidos, but they could not agree on the course of the game and the design document was rejected three times before Mucky Foot gave up. They believe Eidos was never interested in a sequel, but eventually the name was used again for this Rocksteady title, although both titles bear no resemblance.

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SebastianLi (46) added Urban Chaos (Windows) on Apr 12, 2000
Other platforms contributed by GTramp (48014), Sciere (367675) and Grant McLellan (544)