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[url=https://www.amigafuture.de/app.php/kb/viewarticle?a=1582&sid=99b547eeca97d72632f60b8efaa55746]Artikeldatenbank - Terminator 2: The Arcade Game[/url]
Title: T2: The Arcade Game
Year of Release: 1993
No. Players: 1-2
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Genre: Arcade Shooter
Ah, Terminator games... the 90s were full of 'em.
T2: Arcade Game I used to play to death. I never found it in an arcade with an actual gun unfortunately, but I was content with mashing the buttons on the square Amiga mouse for eternity. This game is a frenzy of mass destruction and death... like most arcade games. You are (presumably) a Terminator 800 model (or is it 101? I get very confused sometimes) having been reprogrammed by the resistance fighters led by John Connor. The game starts off with the future war, and proceeds through time to the early 90s were you go through a much vamped up version of the famous sci-fi blockbuster. For example, when they go through Datadyne headquarters, where their hundreds of labratory men throwing acidic bottles at them? Not quite...
I remember a good few times battling through the game, even getting to the metalworks and facing off the T-1000, having to shoot his head with auto-fire proportions of energy bullets so it would burst open like in the film. But now, returning to the game, I can barely kill the first Hunter-Killer you encounter in the future wars! What's happened in the past decade? Other titles I have had years of trouble I have completed now... yet T2:AG has stumped me. I think it is ultimately too hectic and a far to messy side-scrolling shooter to really care about. And did become rather tedious and drawn out if you were attempting to save the future...