Copyright/Publisher: Namco Ltd/US Gold,
Release Year: 1986, Genre: Weird Sports, Number Of Players: 1 or 2|
Are you the one in a million who can think in microseconds not minutes??? If you are,
Metro-Cross is the challenge that's been designed to inspire you, if you're not then
you'd better fast improve your skill and co-ordination.
A chequered floor riddled with potholes, a barrage of obstacles that hinder your
progress and green tiles that slow you down make this race against time increasingly
But not everything is against you. Springboards are primed to catapult you forward
and a speeding skatebaord waits ready to hurtle you along that desperate rush to the
If you beat the clock the first time there's no guarantee you'll not be flattened
at the next level.
Use joystick in Port two, ur use keys:
[A] = Up
[Z] = Down
[<] = Left
[>] = Right
[SPACE] = Jump
These squares will slow you down.
You'll fall into a hole when you walk over them.
These will explode when you walk over them.
Increase your speed, strategically to enable faster completion of a level. To
use them you have to jump on it!
Green squares can't slow you down when you use a skateboard.
Jump on them, and the timer stops for some seconds.
Jump on them, this will double your speed for some seconds.
If they bite your shoulders you slow down for some seconds.
HURDLES/ROLLING COKE CANS/WALLS
Avoid or jump over these obstacles.
TIRES/CHESSMAN/MOVING RED SQUARE
Avoid these, don't try to jump over these obstacles.
The timer at the bottom left indicates time left available.
The times at the bottom right indicates your remaining time from the last level
you played. Extra time is awarded at every fourth level. The times from the first
three levels get counted together.
The game is over when the timer reaches zero!
Metro-cross comprises 24 levels which increase in difficulty.