Lethal Enforcers

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Pick up your pistol and be the cop you need to be in order to rid the streets of the criminals out to make your day hell. Aim wisely and quickly, otherwise your lives will be lost quickly in this 1st person arcade shooter, cleaning up the streets. The higher the difficulty level, the more crimes there will be to eliminate, but watch out for the other weapons that can help you along the way. Go straight into the mayhem, practice in the targeting range or have a friend back you up in two player mode.

The Arcade version has two game modes that can be selected by the operator: Arcade mode (the stages are played in strict order) and Street mode (a desired stage can be selected by players).

Home console version can be played with either a standard gamepad or light gun accessory.


  • リーサルエンフォーサーズ - Japanese spelling

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Credits (Arcade version)

9 People

Game Graphics
Sound Effects
Music Composer
Hardware Designers
Cabinet Graphics



Average score: 73% (based on 19 ratings)


Average score: 3.8 out of 5 (based on 28 ratings with 1 reviews)

Arcade shoot 'em up in your living room

The Good
The game comes with a big blue plastic gun, modeled after a Magnum revolver. Before playing, the gun is calibrated through an on-screen target. The gun is quite accurate, as long as sunlight or light in the room does not directly reflect off your TV screen.Reloading your weapon involves aiming away from the screen and pulling the trigger.

There are lots of challenges, and in that day, the graphics was pretty 'realistic" (never mind that enemies and 'innocents' are not animated). The levels look pretty good, especially the chapter that takes place at a chemical plant.

Some targets are challenging to hit due to their small size (in attempts to simulate distance), and sometimes there are hostages to look out for. Your main weapon is a standard police revolver, along the way, you may pick up different types of weapons, like a shotgun or machine gun with limited ammo.

Sound effects are adequate and voice acting is pretty good.

The Bad
There is a limited number of character portraits and stills for bad guys, and you may feel like you are fighting clones.

The plastic gun's trigger is tight, so after playing for a while you may have blisters on your trigger finger.

The Bottom Line
Seen those cop shows where they show police officers practicing shootout scenarios with cardboard figures of bad guys and innocent passers-by? This game is exactly like that, except with sound effects and more interesting backdrops.

Genesis · by BeaconBlue (15) · 2006


German index

On April 30, 1994, Lethal Enforcers was put on the infamous German index by the BPjS. For more information about what this means and to see a list of games sharing the same fate, take a look here: BPjS/BPjM indexed games.

SNES version

There are a number of changes in the SNES version: * When being hit, the screen flashes green with a bullet hole in the middle instead of just a red bullet hole appearing * Civilians and hostages can't be killed * The names of level three and four were changed * There are some changes in the levels itself, e.g. a removed hostile and missing death animations

A detailed list of changes can be found on schnittberichte.com (German).

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  • MobyGames ID: 15901


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Contributors to this Entry

Game added by Kartanym.

Arcade added by GTramp. SEGA CD added by Martin Smith. SNES added by qbert.

Additional contributors: Xoleras, LepricahnsGold, j.raido 【雷堂嬢太朗】, Patrick Bregger.

Game added December 16th, 2004. Last modified August 17th, 2023.