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Description

The Blues Brothers are on the run from the law. Take control of either bulky Jake or nippy Elwood in this five-level platform game. You must cross a prison, a river and the big city to reach freedom. You also must find your missing records and collect these. Everything and everyone is against you, but you can pick up and throw warehouse crates to defeat your opponents.

Screenshots

The Blues Brothers Atari ST Watch out for granny.
The Blues Brothers DOS Game Over (CGA)
The Blues Brothers NES Climbing up!
The Blues Brothers Commodore 64 Climbing a ladder on the construction site

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Alternate Titles

  • "האחים בלוז" -- Hebrew spelling
  • "HaAhim Bluz" -- Hebrew title

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User Reviews

Somehow mismatched. DOS Tomer Gabel (4645)

Critic Reviews

Commodore Format Commodore 64 Jan, 1992 90 out of 100 90
Amiga Computing Amiga Jan, 1992 88 out of 100 88
N-Force Game Boy Aug, 1992 81 out of 100 81
PC Joker DOS Oct, 1991 69 out of 100 69
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Game Boy Aug, 1992 8 out of 12 67
Power Play Atari ST Jan, 1992 61 out of 100 61
Power Play DOS Jan, 1992 61 out of 100 61
Video Games NES Sep, 1992 56 out of 100 56
Nintendo Magazine System UK Game Boy Feb, 1993 53 out of 100 53
Total! (Germany) NES Jun, 1993 4 out of 6 40

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Trivia

Covermount release

In 1995 this game appeared on the coverdisk of a UK Amiga magazine. The catch was - the game was password-protected, and you had to phone a special hotline and pay £7.99 (more than it cost through a mail-order company at around the same time) to gain access to it. £4 went to the UK charity Comic Relief.

Music

Some of the music from the Blues Brothers movie and the Saturday Night Live skits (also featured on the live album Briefcase Full of Blues) was transcribed and is used in the game. The re-arranged songs featured in some versions of the game include The Peter Gunn Theme, (I've Got Everything I Need) Almost, Everybody Needs Somebody to Love and Shotgun Blues

Information also contributed by Martin Smith
Contributed to by John Scott (459), Donny K. (453), totalgridlock (93) and Martin Smith (66801)