NARC Trivia (Amstrad CPC)

NARC Amstrad CPC Title


Critic Score
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
User Score
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1001 Video Games

The Arcade version of NARC appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

BPjS/BPjM index

On September 28, 1991, NARC 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.


The cover for the NES version has the blood color on the NARC logo changed to yellow

The Pixies

The influential American rock band The Pixies reinterpreted the game's title music in the track Theme From NARC, for the CD and 12" versions of their Planet of Sound EP released in 1991.

In-Game Animals

Strangely, in most versions of the game (including the arcade version), while you're free to massacre hundreds of human criminals, killing dogs is apparently considered beyond the pale. When shot or blown up, the dogs don't die, but merely turn into puppies that run away or vanish.

Ironically, in the game's manual, a tip for getting rid of landmines stated: "Avoid 'em. Or coax a pitbull to run over 'em."


Surprisingly, this game was released practically uncensored for the NES.

Information also contributed by M4R14N0 and Xoleras

Contributed by CaptainCanuck (1065) on Aug 05, 2005. [revised by : FatherJack (62754), JudgeDeadd (22531) and Martin Smith (66852)]. -- edit trivia