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Category Description User Score
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 1.8
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 2.4
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 1.8
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 1.6
Overall User Score (5 votes) 1.9


Critic Reviews

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67
Play Time (Mar, 1993)
Knapp DM 200 müßt Ihr anlegen, wenn Ihr den Menacer haben wollt. Technisch ausgereift und bullig gedrungen gebaut ist er durch seine Verwandlungsfähigkeit universeller einsetzbar als die „Panzerfaust“ Super Scope 6. Die bisher erhältlichen Spiele liegen etwa auf dem Niveau des Konkurrenten, der in der Anschaffung etwas günstiger ist. Das große Problem des Phaser-Konzeptes wird beim Durchlesen dieses Tests klar: Es geht ums simulierte Schießen mit Waffenimitationen. Hierbei geht es mir weniger um die Tatsache als solche, sondern um die stark eingeengte Auswahl an Software, die den Spielespaß maßgeblich ausmacht. Das Spielen mit dem Fadenkreuz ist eine Monokultur ersten Ranges, die bei ungenügender Pflege schnell zur entwicklungstechnischen Sackgasse wird. Es bleibt die Hoffnung, daß die beiden Großen der Videospielwelt sich dessen bewußt sind und entsprechend sorgfältig bei der Auswahl Ihrer Produkt-Lizenzen vorgehen.
60
Mean Machines (Jan, 1993)
A nice piece of kit it may be, but until there are a variety of decent titles to use with it the Menacer is just an expensive novelty.
50
Sega-16.com (Jul 12, 2007)
Well, that's about it. Comparisons could be brought between Wii Sports and the Menacer 6-Game Cartridge, but I think by the time you read this, the Wii will have had a longer life span than the Menacers, so we can really see who did the point and shoot genre better! In the end, I still wish the Menacer could have made it big. Who knows what sort of games could have worked out. Imagines Zero Tolerance and Minnesota Fats being played with a Menacer. I wonder how it would have worked on the Nomad.
42
The Video Game Critic (Oct 20, 2012)
This Menacer cartridge isn't too exciting. It seems designed with the goal of having gamers say, "hey, this gun really works!"
20
Retro Game Reviews (Jun 02, 2015)
Menacer 6-Game Cartridge is a lazy title and a bad first impression for the otherwise awesome light gun. It just screams of a cheap, quickly programmed game just to have something to bundle with the light gun and the only reason to try it is for the novelty factor.
20
Just Games Retro (Mar 13, 2014)
As for the 6-in-1 game cart, there’s nothing remotely special here. As much of a depressing chore to play through these games is, it must have been even worse to work on them. Sega wanted the Menacer just to keep up with the Joneses (or, more accurately, the Yamauchis), and a budget of probably next to nothing inspired few ideas and even less artistic flair. In short, the cart is miserable and would barely be remembered after the first day of play – if it weren’t for the fact that there really wasn’t anything else to play with the Menacer.