DescriptionVigilante is a side-scrolling beat-em-up. It features an anonymous tough hero that roams the streets to beat up The Rogues gang that kidnapped his girlfriend Maria. The game offers five distinct locations, such as city streets and a junkyard, with many different thugs with different strengths. You fight with your fists, feet and a chain, with a regular stance, crouched and jumping attacks. Each level features an end boss which requires a specific tactic in order to progress. Enemies keep spawning continuously from the left and the right side of the screen until the boss is reached, so a steady pace forward is required to reach the end of the level before time runs out. When enemies come too close they will grab the character and quick presses left and right are need to set him free, as he is then vulnerable to incoming attacks.
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|Computer and Video Games (CVG)||Apr, 1989||80 out of 100||80|
|The Games Machine (UK)||Apr, 1989||75 out of 100||75|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||Apr, 1989||8.2 out of 12||68|
|Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM)||Sep, 1989||24 out of 40||60|
|The Video Game Critic||Mar 11, 2003||C||50|
|Retro Game Reviews||May 18, 2015||50|
|Gamezone (Germany)||May 30, 2006||4.7 out of 10||47|
|Digital Press - Classic Video Games||Dec 04, 2003||4 out of 10||40|
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Windows releaseThe game was one of the eighteen arcade games included in the compilation Irem Arcade Hits.
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- Game Map (Sega Master System) on SMS Power! (Maps of all the levels of the Master System version.)
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