Beverly Hills Cop
DOS - 1990
Description of Beverly Hills Cop
Beverly Hills Cop is an adequate action game based on the hit Paramount movie of the same name that launched Eddie Murphy to stardom. The plot is simple: as member of the Los Angeles police force, your job is to catch the bad guys, obviouly.
The game comprises 4 action sequences that can be played in order, or practiced separately. These "mini-games" vary greatly in fun factor and longevity. The first sequence is a very bland platform game. Although Eddie (you) has some cool moves such as the forward somersault, blocky graphics and boring design and monotonous level design make the experience forgettable. The 3D driving sequence after this is a pleasant surprise, with colorful scenery, simple but effective car interface, and many roadside diversions.
The excitement level then drops again with the third sequence: a top-down shooting extravaganza similar to Commando and countless arcade shooters, except that here the enemies are very repetitive, and ammos are very scarce. The game closes with an interesting 3D wireframe shooter that is reminiscent of Colony and, with fluid animations and controls despite sparsely populated levels.
All in all, Beverly Hills Cop is an uneven game that may appeal to fans of the movies, although it won't raise any eyebrows from veteran gamers.
Review By HOTUD
Comments and reviews
agathosdaimon 2021-06-10 0 point
also to further Stabby's point, - Terminator 2 on the Gameboy was pretty good i thought - a solid little game that followed the movie far better and more playbale than some of the other weird versions out there
Stabby McStab Face 2018-12-15 4 points
COOPERTEAM said there weren't any good movie licensed games on NES, SNES, Genesis or Gameboy. Man oh man, how wrong you are lol
Batman on NES & Genesis, Ghostbusters on Genesis, Alien 3 on SNES & Genesis, Aladdin on SNES & Genesis, Dick Tracy on Genesis, Batman Returns on SNES-NES-Genesis, New Ghostbusters II on NES, Gremlins 2 on NES, Michael Jackson's Moonwalker on Genesis, Toy Story on Genesis & SNES, Super Star Wars Trilogy on SNES, Indiana Jones Greatest Adventures on SNES, James Bond 007 on Gameboy, Mission Impossible on NES, True Lies on SNES, The Rocketeer on NES, Willow on NES, The Lion King on SNES & Genesis, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers the Movie on SNES, Predator 2 on Genesis, Robocop Versus The Terminator on Genesis
CooperTeam 2018-04-24 -2 points
Interesting, a game based on the movie that's actually not half bad? When did movies to games start becoming cool? That never happened on the NES, SNES, Genesis, or Gameboy.
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