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Hostage: Rescue Mission

Average Rating: 6.12/10
Video Game Rank: 4224
Amiga Rank: 207
Commodore 64 Rank: 179
NES Rank: 202
DOS Rank: 430
Macintosh Rank: 597
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Primary Name
Hostage: Rescue Mission
Alternate Names
Hostages
Hostages: The Embassy Mission
Operation Jupiter
Rescue: The Embassy Mission
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North American NES edition
Rel Date: 1990-01-00
Publisher: Infogrames Entertainment SA (IESA)
NES
Developer: Kemco
Media: Cartridge
Region: North America
Rating: (Not Rated)
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North American DOS edition
Rel Date: 1989-00-00
Publisher: Mindscape Games
DOS
Developer: Infogrames Entertainment SA (IESA)
Media: 5 1/4" Floppy Disk
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
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Hostages
Nick: 
English/European Amiga edition
Rel Date: 1988-00-00
Publisher: Infogrames Entertainment SA (IESA)
Amiga
Developer: Infogrames Entertainment SA (IESA)
Media: 3.5" Disk
Region: Europe and Oceania
Rating: (Not Rated)
English
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Operation Jupiter
Nick: 
French Amiga edition
Rel Date: 1988-00-00
Publisher: Infogrames Entertainment SA (IESA)
Amiga
Developer: Infogrames Entertainment SA (IESA)
Media: 3.5" Disk
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
French
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Hostage: Rescue Mission
Nick: 
North American Amiga edition
Rel Date: 1988-00-00
Publisher: Infogrames Entertainment SA (IESA)
Amiga
Developer: Infogrames Entertainment SA (IESA)
Media: 3.5" Disk
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
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Description Edit | History

Hostages is a computer game developed by Infogrames in 1988. The game was called Hostage: Rescue Mission in the United States, and Operation Jupiter in France. The Nintendo Entertainment System port was called Rescue: The Embassy Mission. It was released for Acorn Electron, Archimedes, Atari ST, Amiga, Apple IIGS, Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, DOS, MSX, NES and ZX Spectrum platforms.

A terrorist group have overrun an embassy in Paris. The player takes control of six-men GIGN team on a mission is to free the hostages.

The game is split into two or three (depending on platform) distinct sections:

* In the first part of the game, the player must bring three men into position so they can snipe the building. In doing so, the men must avoid the searchlight by hiding in doorways as well as rolling, crawling and running.

* The second part involves entering the building with the other three men. In some versions of the game, this section is linked to the first part. The player's men abseil down the side of the building to choose which room to enter from, and the snipers (positioned earlier) can be used to shoot the terrorists through the windows.

* The building must then be searched, shooting the terrorists and finding the hostages in the process. In some versions of the game, hostages must be taken to a safe room. The first person block-by-block method of play is similar to some of Kemco's other games, including Shadowgate.

A sequel to the game, titled Alcatraz, was released by Infogrames in 1992 for Amiga, Atari ST and DOS platforms

Source: Wikipedia, Hostages (video game), available under the CC-BY-SA License.

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Video Game Rank: 4224
Amiga Rank: 207
Commodore 64 Rank: 179
NES Rank: 202
DOS Rank: 430
Macintosh Rank: 597
Num Ratings: 17
Average Rating: 6.12
Standard Deviation: 1.60
Num Views: 365
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Avg. Game Weight: 3.0
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Personal Comments: 2
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