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Urban Chaos (Windows)

Mature
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Theme
78
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
3.6
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.
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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 FMV Intro
Urban Chaos Windows Mucky Foot Productions
Urban Chaos Windows Returning a vehicle to the station!
Urban Chaos Windows Main menu

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User Reviews

Potentially great, but ruined by a couple of bad design decisions hydra9 (3841) 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

The Press Says

Svenska PC Gamer Jan, 2000 88 out of 100 88
IGN Dec 24, 1999 8.7 out of 10 87
Gaming Age 1999 B+ 83
PC Gaming World Dec, 1999 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Computer Games Magazine Jan 17, 2000 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Jeuxvideo.com Dec 28, 1999 16 out of 20 80
WomenGamers.com Feb 16, 2000 8 out of 10 80
Gamesmania 1999 75 out of 100 75
PC Player (Germany) Jan, 2000 73 out of 100 73
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 (41182), Sciere (286052) and Grant McLellan (544)