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































Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
US
$? 56016



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

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SegaVisions US 02.pdfSegaVisions US 02.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
Sega Visions (US) #2: "October/November 1990" (1990-xx-xx)
also published in:
  • GamePro (US) 16-bit Video Gaming: "February 1992" (1992-xx-xx)[2]
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GPSG US 01.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
Game Players Sega Guide! (US) Vol. 1, No. 1 (199x-xx-xx)

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
60 №50, p116[3]
71 №119, p36/37[4]
56 №30, p93[5]
70 №6, p32/33[6]
55 №13, p119
63 №5, p95
49 №1, p81[7]
60 №23, p54
32 №24, p31
29 №18, p68
70 №24, p88
Sega Mega Drive
56
Based on
11 reviews

Mega Drive, US
Technocop MD US Box.jpg
Cover
Technocop MD US Cart.jpg
Cart
Technocop MD US Manual.pdf
Manual

References

  1. File:EGM US 018.pdf, page 88
  2. File:16BitVideoGaming US.pdf, page 92
  3. File:ACE UK 50.pdf, page 116
  4. File:CVG UK 119.pdf, page 36
  5. File:Generation4 FR 030.pdf, page 93
  6. File:HobbyConsolas ES 006.pdf, page 32
  7. File:MegaTech UK 01.pdf, page 81