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AmstradCPC

Wild Streets

Wild Streets
GenreAction Adventure
Developer / PublisherTitus
Released1989
Media1 x tape
Rating
Graphics:7.0
Sound:7.0
Gameplay:7.5
Overall:7.0
Reviewed byndial
Wild Streets is a side-scrolling arcade game, in which you fight enemies using punches, kicks, your gun and ...a panther called Black Virgin!
 
Review
Wild StreetsBig street gangs of NY needed to regain their control over the city and above all, secure their territories, by kidnapping the header of the CIA (called the "Boss"). Your mission is to liberate "The Boss" and to bring him back safely. Use your Magnum and your street fighting skills to kill the gang members, but you also have a companion in the form of a panther called Black Virgin - although as you'll find out, he (she?) is of almost no use! There are five levels, each one filled with gang members to beat up, but you can simply jump over them to the next screen without having to fight them (oh yes that's easy). Gameplay is inconsistent though. It is very easy for the first two sections then suddenly gets tougher. The use of flick-screen rather than scrolling action, means that it's easy for the main character to get caught between screens. You can easily get through the levels by either shooting everyone (as long as you have bullets, they are limited!) or just running (and jumping) past them! The game was also available for Commodore, CPC, CPC+, Spectrum ZX 128k, Amiga and Atari ST.

The CPC version has colorful graphics with vivid colors and detailed backdrops but sprites are blocky and poorly animated. The action is quite slow here compared to the CPC+ and Commodore versions.
Soundwise the game is fine, having a catchy introductory theme and a (rather repetitive) gameplay tune (but no SFX here).
 
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Comparable platforms
Amstrad CPC
Commodore C64
Sinclair ZX Spectrum
Amstrad CPC Plus
 
Hardware information

Amstrad CPC 464/664/6128

Amstrad CPC 464/664/6128CPU: ZiLOG Z80 4MHZ
MEMORY: 64 KB or 128 KB of RAM depending on the model (capable of being expanded to 512k using memory extension boards)
GRAPHICS: Motorola 6845 address generator, Mode 0: 160x200 / 16 colors, Mode 1: 320x200 / 4 colors, Mode 2: 640x200 / 2 colors, A colour palette of 27 colors was supported
SOUND: The CPC used the General Instrument AY-3-8912 sound chip, providing 3 channels Mono Sound (via internal speaker) but capable to offer Stereo Sound provided through a 3.5 mm headphones jack (with pretty impressive outcome!). Also, it is possible to play back digital sound samples at a resolution of approximately 5bit. This technique is very processor-intensive though.
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The Amstrad CPC 464/664/6128 (default) color palette
RGB 27-colors palette (16 on screen)
 
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