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Batman The Movie

Batman The Movie
GenreAction Adventure
Developer / PublisherOcean
Released1990
Media1 x cartridge
Rating
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Sound:
Gameplay:
Good
Reviewed byndial
This is a horizontally scrolling arcade game released by Ocean based on the 1989 film of the same name. It was released in 1989 for the Amiga, Atari ST, PC (MS-DOS), Amstrad CPC, Amstrad CPC+, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum.
 
Review
Batman The Movie Batman must save Gotham City from The Joker. The storyline is based on the 1989 movie, featuring 5 levels of great action. The game starts at the Axis chemical plant, were Mr Jack Napier became the monster he is... the Joker! Hunt down Napier and fight with his deadly gang in order to success to the next level. Use your fists, kicks, Batarangs and Bat-rope in order to survive. At the second level, Joker is chasing you and have to escape to Batcave using your Batmobile. You should Avoid obstacles like police blocking the road and others, and believe me is not easy as the gameplay gets frustrating here (hard to control the beast...).

The graphics on the CPC+ version are nicely drawn using bright colors (hmm probably a couple more colors than the standard CPC) but still, the level detail is looks better on the C64 version (the last offers huge sprites and less bright, but more pleasant colors). Also, I would expect better scrolling here too, but still the game runs well. In general the original CPC+ version looked like a direct port from the old CPC, and if the game was written on the CPC+ hardware it would offer way better graphics, scrolling etc. To give you the quality of the enhanced CPC+ color-palette, have a look at the loading screen displaying Batman, which looks like a 16bit screen rather than an 8bit!
Soundwise, the game offers a great introductory tune, whilst each level offers its own (great) tune along with some catchy SFX. Compared to the other 8bit versions, the tunes here are all in stereo but, the C64 version offers superior in quality tunes here due to its more advance sound chip (SID).
 
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Sound samples
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Comparable platforms
Amstrad CPC
Commodore C64
Sinclair ZX Spectrum
Amstrad CPC Plus
MSX
 
Hardware information

Amstrad CPC+

Amstrad CPC+CPU: ZiLOG Z80 processor clocked at 4 MHz
MEMORY: 464 CPC+ 64Kb RAM, 6128 CPC+ 128Kb RAM, 32 kb ROM
GRAPHICS: 12bit RGB color palette (4096 colors) supporting 32 colors on screen (16 + 15 for sprites + 1 border). Up to 16 hardware sprites. Splitting the display into separate modes and pixel scrolling both became fully supported hardware features.
SOUND: AY-3-8912 chip, 3-channel stereo, DMA for high-quality samples (with minimal processor overhead).
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The Amstrad CPC+ (default) color palette
12bit RGB 4096-colors palette (32 on screen)
 
Comments
comment on 2010-11-12 12:16:59
vagosgta3Join Date: 2010-02-13
One of the greatest games of Ocean,i spend many hours playing the version of Amstrad and after in Amiga.
 
comment on 2010-11-13 00:43:50
ndialJoin Date: 2009-06-03
Was one of the best arcade platform on the CPC, although I would expect more on the CPC+ version as the hardware supported more colors and hardware sprites. But it looks like its been ported directly from the original CPC.... Go have a look on the Navy Seals and Robocop 2 on the CPC+....
 
 
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