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Another live-actor arcade shooter by American Laser Games (makers of Mad Dog McCree and Crime Patrol), Who Shot Johnny Rock? is set in the classic 1920's style gangster era.

As the title suggests, you're supposed to find out who shot singer Johnny Rock (or at least who hired the guys who shot him) and put them behind bars.

There are some differences between this game and previous American Laser Games shooters. Instead of a wimpy pistol, you get a tommy gun (which doesn't need to be reloaded). Unfortunately, you also have limited ammo and need to buy more at times. Instead of lives, you have a fixed supply of money, and each time you die you lose some cash. Lose it all and it's game over.


Who Shot Johnny Rock? SEGA CD Here is my invitation.
Who Shot Johnny Rock? DOS Shootout in the pool hall
Who Shot Johnny Rock? DOS Interrogate Lockjaw Lil after the shootout
Who Shot Johnny Rock? DOS Entering the casino, a bunch of gangsters want you dead, just like every other locale

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Who Shot Johnny Rock? Screenshot
Who Shot Johnny Rock? Other
Who Shot Johnny Rock? Magazine Advertisement 3DO Club (United States), Issue 1 (1994)
Who Shot Johnny Rock? Screenshot


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Critic Reviews

Joystick (French) DOS Jun, 1994 77 out of 100 77
Coming Soon Magazine DOS Dec, 1994 77 out of 100 77
Score DOS Sep, 1994 75 out of 100 75
7Wolf Magazine Windows Oct 30, 2003 6 out of 10 60
neXGam CD-i 1995 6 out of 10 60
PC Player (Germany) DOS May, 1994 59 out of 100 59
Pelit DOS Apr, 1994 48 out of 100 48
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS Jun, 1994 5 out of 12 42
Just Games Retro SEGA CD Jan 07, 2007 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
All Game Guide SEGA CD 1998 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30


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