||(Win95/98/Mac) (Retail) (FUTCOPDR)
- Animated blood and violence
from Adrenaline Vault
Serve. Protect. Survive.
In the 21st Century, gangs have taken over L.A. Mutant
crooks packin' thermo nukes, bio-agents, and other bad mojo are laying siege to
the City of Angels. Hit the streets in a revolutionary hover-craft, walker, and
all purpose justice dispenser. With ceramite armor, the latest plasma
technology, and an awesome array of high-tech weapons, it's like playing "good
cop/bad cop." Only without the good cop.
Two unique game
- Crime War: Reclaim 8 sections of crime-ridden L.A., alone
or with a friend
- Precinct Assault: A strategic battle against a friend or
the computer controlled "Sky Captain."
Transform from a high-speed hovercraft into a powerful
Head-to-Head and Cooperative multiplayer modes:
- Via LAN
- Split-screen: Two players on one PC
Vibrant 3-D environments reveal a thrilling vision of a
futuristic version of L.A.
Spectacular lighting effects and brilliant vertex
Over 15 futuristic weapons with special power-ups.
Hidden power-ups, special weapons, and Easter eggs.
Unique explosions and pyrotechnics for every
3Dfx and Direct 3D supported
Windows 95/98: Pentium 150MHz (P200
recommended), 32MB RAM (64MB recommended), 20 MB hard drive space for program
once installed (200 MB recommended), 4x CD-ROM drive, 16bit video card w/Direct
Draw compatible driver, DirectX compatible sound card, keyboard, mouse.
Recommended: 3DFX graphics or D3D compatible accelerator card, Direct Input
compatible gaming devices. Required for Network 2-player: Network with IPX/sPX
Macintosh: 120 MHz PowerPC (180 MHz recommended),
System 7.5, 24 MB RAM (32MB recommended), 30 MB hard drive space for program
once installed (220 MB recommended), 4x CD-ROM, 16bit video card, keyboard,
mouse. Recommended: 3DFX or ATI RagePro graphics accelerator card. Required for
Network 2-player: Appletalk or TCP/IP protocol.
Adrenaline Vault by Bob
"As mentioned earlier, Future Cop: LAPD is
truly an arcade shooter experience where quick reflexes are critical. The level
of realism in the game is not exceptional, and you never feel as if you are
participating an accurate simulation of police activity. It is also interesting
to note that if you just go in trying to blast everything to smithereens
without some attempt at stealth, you will not last very long. The complex 3D
paths you traverse contain many spots for you or your enemy to hide from
assaults, and you need to use these in a tactical sense to survive. While
nobody would confuse the experience here with the complex planning of a
real-time strategy game, you cannot simply be mindless."
"Finally, as I have been pleasantly
finding to be the case in several games I have encountered of late, Future Cop:
LAPD has a real sense of humor. The sardonic comments of your radio contact at
police headquarters are often really funny... What I like best about all this
is that the net effect is to communicate that you are supposed to be having
"...I find this offering to be a really
pleasant surprise, a diamond in the rough that actually has been quite
under-publicized given the game's value. The graphics are excellent, the music
and sound are more than competent, and the gameplay is really fun. While Future
Cop: LAPD does not set the world on fire with innovative new twists, arcade
action fans will have a really hard time finding a better way to eat up their
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