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Techno Cop

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Techno Cop
System(s): Sega Mega Drive
Publisher: RazorSoft
Developer:
Genre: Action































Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
US
$? 56016




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Techno Cop (or Technocop) is a 1988 action game released for various home computers by Gremlin Graphics before being picked up by Razorsoft, who ported it to the Sega Genesis and released exclusively in the US in 1990.

Gameplay

The game alternates between a 3D driving section and a side-scrolling run-and-gun section. In the driving section, your goal is to get through safely while destroying cars along the way. Use Up to accelerate, Down to brake, and B to shoot (the gun is mounted at the top right side of your vehicle). In the side-scrolling section, use A to jump and launch yourself forward and B to shoot. C switches between a gun for killing and a gun for netting. Hit Down to crouch (while crouching, you can only shoot the killing gun) and Up to stand back up.

Magazine articles

Main article: Techno Cop/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

TechnoCop MD US Flyer.pdf

PDF
US flyer
Print advert in (US) #2: "October/November 1990" (1990-xx-xx)
also published in:
  • (US) #16bit: "16-bit Video Gaming: February 1992" (1992-xx-xx)[2]
Print advert in (US) #0101: "Vol. 1, No. 1" (199x-xx-xx)

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
60 [3]
71 [4]
56 [5]
70 [6]
55 №13, p119
63 №5, p95
49 [7]
60 [8]
32 [9]
29 №18, p68
70 №24, p88
Sega Mega Drive
56
Based on
11 reviews

Mega Drive, US
Technocop MD US Box.jpg
Cover

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 7459ad06
MD5 863f39866dde86d1ee5cc5ce743ffc7c
SHA-1 739421dd98d8073030d43cf8f50e411acb82f7d6
1MB 1990-09 Cartridge (US)

References