Year of the first release
Number of disks (or CD)
Data East - USA
Ocean - Rest of the World
Number max of players
Hit Squad, The (Ocean) - Worldwide
Simultaneous max players
Mark K. Jones
Amiga original game
Have SPS release
Shooter - Walkabout
Scrolling - Horizontal
Nintendo NES (Famicom)/Sharp Twin Famicom
Sinclair ZX Spectrum 128/+2/+3
Sinclair ZX Spectrum 48/128/+2/+3
Based on 1987 Choice/Ocean C64/128 release.
A coin-op conversion was released by Nintendo in 1988.
Not related to the MSX game with the same name.
PC versions: CGA
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One version is common, at least one other version is rare
 Licensed game based on Oliver Stone's 1987 Oscar-winning movie.
 Game design conceived by Ocean and used by Nintendo for their 1988 coin-op conversion.
In-game graphics by Sharon Beattie. Titlescreen by Steve Wahid and other minor graphics by Mark K. Jones.
 A special UK release by Ocean included a giant game poster, photo postcard of the movie cast, and a movie soundtrack audiotape of "Tracks Of My Tears" by Smokey Robinson © 1969 Motown Record Corporation/BMG Records (UK) Limited [
see Miscshot scans
TRIVIA: The game was
in Germany because its content was considered harmful to children and adolescents.
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