Abandonware DOS title

Hired Guns

Hired Guns is an abandoned game developed by DMA Design and published by Psygnosis in 1993 for DOS and Amiga platforms. Hired Guns is a sci-fi RPG in which you control four mercenaries in four individual simultaneous first person sub-screens tasked with destroying all the bad guys from a single planet.
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single-player, split screen
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Platforms
DOS
Rating
4.07 / 5.00 (45 votes)

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Hired Guns review

Electronic Games (1994): "Computer gaming has been criticized as being anti-social since most games are designed for one player, two at most. Psygnosis’ Hired Guns can accommodate up to four, if they can all squeeze together tightly enough to huddle around one keyboard. It’s an interesting concept that stems from the fact that Hired Guns was originally written for the Amiga, a computer with enough input jacks for four.
While it takes four players to get the full benefit of Hired Guns, one will do. But regardless of the number of players, four armed-and-dangerous on-screen characters need controlling. Since it’s usually tough enough keeping one character in any game out of harm’s way, the results here are predictable."

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Additional info about Hired Guns

Status: abandonware
Input: keyboard, mouse
Distributed on: 3,5 floppy disk, cd-rom
Also published for: Amiga
Abandonware DOS views: 11810

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