History VideoGame / ESwat

3rd Dec '15 4:34:50 PM nombretomado
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''E-Swat: Cyber Police'' is the original version, released in 1989 for the arcades. It is tactical action platformer in the vein of ''VideoGame/RollingThunder'' and ''{{Shinobi}}'', featuring a similar focus on careful positioning and managing your limited ammo. It was later ported to the MasterSystem and several western computer platforms.
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''E-Swat: Cyber Police'' is the original version, released in 1989 for the arcades. It is tactical action platformer in the vein of ''VideoGame/RollingThunder'' and ''{{Shinobi}}'', featuring a similar focus on careful positioning and managing your limited ammo. It was later ported to the MasterSystem UsefulNotes/SegaMasterSystem and several western computer platforms.

* ReformulatedGame: Both games have entirely different level designs and visual design, with ''City Under Siege'' being noticeably futuristic than the original. The MasterSystem version also has different level design, though it doesn't stray as much from the arcade version as ''City Under Siege'' does.
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* ReformulatedGame: Both games have entirely different level designs and visual design, with ''City Under Siege'' being noticeably futuristic than the original. The MasterSystem UsefulNotes/SegaMasterSystem version also has different level design, though it doesn't stray as much from the arcade version as ''City Under Siege'' does.
29th Nov '15 5:59:35 PM nombretomado
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The second game, ''E-Swat: City Under Siege'' was released in 1990 for the SegaGenesis. Though also an action platformer, the game features vastly different level design, enemies and play mechanics. Whereas getting the E-Swat suit in the original didn't change much beyond giving you a machine gun and the ability to use ammo-limited special weapons, the suit here has a {{Jetpack}} and a full arsenal of switchable weapons, both of which need to be used in conjunction to clear the levels. Unlike the arcade version, it wasn't ported to any contemporary system, though it was included in a CompilationRerelease.
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The second game, ''E-Swat: City Under Siege'' was released in 1990 for the SegaGenesis.UsefulNotes/SegaGenesis. Though also an action platformer, the game features vastly different level design, enemies and play mechanics. Whereas getting the E-Swat suit in the original didn't change much beyond giving you a machine gun and the ability to use ammo-limited special weapons, the suit here has a {{Jetpack}} and a full arsenal of switchable weapons, both of which need to be used in conjunction to clear the levels. Unlike the arcade version, it wasn't ported to any contemporary system, though it was included in a CompilationRerelease.
14th Sep '15 3:09:50 AM Morgenthaler
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''E-Swat: Cyber Police'' is the original version, released in 1989 for the arcades. It is tactical action platformer in the vein of ''RollingThunder'' and ''{{Shinobi}}'', featuring a similar focus on careful positioning and managing your limited ammo. It was later ported to the MasterSystem and several western computer platforms.
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''E-Swat: Cyber Police'' is the original version, released in 1989 for the arcades. It is tactical action platformer in the vein of ''RollingThunder'' ''VideoGame/RollingThunder'' and ''{{Shinobi}}'', featuring a similar focus on careful positioning and managing your limited ammo. It was later ported to the MasterSystem and several western computer platforms.
4th Mar '15 10:50:49 PM JackTheHammer
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[[NamesTheSame Despite the title]], it has nothing to do with the "E-SWAT" team from ''Manga/{{Appleseed}}''.
21st Feb '14 5:54:59 PM Ecclytennysmithylove
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* SerialNumbersFiledOff: Both games are clearly inspired by ''Franchise/RoboCop'' (whose videogame license was owned by Creator/DataEast at the time), though ''Cyber Police'' is this more so than ''City Under Siege''.
27th Aug '13 10:15:42 AM erforce
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'''E-Swat''' refers to two [[ReformulatedGame drastically different]] games developed and released by Creator/{{Sega}}. Both are ''{{Film/Robocop}}''-inspired action platformers where the player controls Duke Oda, a lowly cop who eventually gets to use a powerful suit of armour, fighting the crooks and sinister organizations that have taken over Liberty city.
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'''E-Swat''' refers to two [[ReformulatedGame drastically different]] games developed and released by Creator/{{Sega}}. Both are ''{{Film/Robocop}}''-inspired ''Franchise/RoboCop''-inspired action platformers where the player controls Duke Oda, a lowly cop who eventually gets to use a powerful suit of armour, fighting the crooks and sinister organizations that have taken over Liberty city.

* SerialNumbersFiledOff: Both games are clearly inspired by ''Robocop'' (whose videogame license was owned by Creator/DataEast at the time), though ''Cyber Police'' is this more so than ''City Under Siege''.
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* SerialNumbersFiledOff: Both games are clearly inspired by ''Robocop'' ''Franchise/RoboCop'' (whose videogame license was owned by Creator/DataEast at the time), though ''Cyber Police'' is this more so than ''City Under Siege''.
5th Jul '13 9:17:20 PM Justin_Brett
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* PowerupLetdown: Getting the Swat armor actually makes the game harder more than it helps you, since your hitbox is now too big to avoid shots by crouching, and you can't really shot bullets out of the air like you could before.
24th Nov '12 8:25:12 PM Prfnoff
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'''E-Swat''' refers to two [[ReformulatedGame drastically different]] games developed and released by {{Sega}}. Both are ''{{Film/Robocop}}''-inspired action platformers where the player controls Duke Oda, a lowly cop who eventually gets to use a powerful suit of armour, fighting the crooks and sinister organizations that have taken over Liberty city.
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'''E-Swat''' refers to two [[ReformulatedGame drastically different]] games developed and released by {{Sega}}.Creator/{{Sega}}. Both are ''{{Film/Robocop}}''-inspired action platformers where the player controls Duke Oda, a lowly cop who eventually gets to use a powerful suit of armour, fighting the crooks and sinister organizations that have taken over Liberty city.

* SerialNumbersFiledOff: Both games are clearly inspired by ''Robocop'' (whose videogame license was owned by DataEast at the time), though ''Cyber Police'' is this more so than ''City Under Siege''.
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* SerialNumbersFiledOff: Both games are clearly inspired by ''Robocop'' (whose videogame license was owned by DataEast Creator/DataEast at the time), though ''Cyber Police'' is this more so than ''City Under Siege''.
23rd Jul '12 7:14:24 AM Glowsquid
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* MirrorMatch: The final boss is an EvilKnockoff of the E-Swat suit, which posses most of your abilities.
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* MirrorMatch: MirrorBoss: The final boss is an EvilKnockoff of the E-Swat suit, which posses most of your abilities.
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