Fahrenheit (1994 video game)

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Fahrenheit
Fahrenheit front.jpg
Developer(s) Sega Studios
Publisher(s) Sega
Composer(s) Domenic Troiano
Platform(s) Sega CD, Sega 32X CD
Release date(s) 1994
Genre(s) Adventure game
Mode(s) Single player
Distribution CD-ROM

Fahrenheit is a full motion video game released for the Sega CD and Sega 32X. It was published by Sega and developed by Sega Studios for release on the Sega CD and Sega 32X CD in 1994. The two editions of the game were bundled together and are the same except that the 32X CD edition has superior full motion video.

Gameplay[edit]

Fahrenheit is one of the many full-motion-video games that were released for the Sega CD in the 1990s. Played through a first-person perspective it follows a rookie firefighter belonging to a fictional fire house called "Company 13."

After an introduction exposition scene the player advances to the first of three burning buildings (i.e. a house, an apartment, and a college service basement) to rescue victims and property while disposing of potential hazards (explosives, kerosene, gas valves, etc.).

As the player wanders through each building, an on-screen menu will pop up, allowing movement to the Left, Right or Forward. The game is timed, so decisions must be made quickly or the computer will make the (wrong) decisions for the player. In addition to this, the player has a limited supply of oxygen.

The game has three different levels of difficulty and a password feature.

Reception[edit]

On release, Famicom Tsūshin scored the Mega-CD version of the game a 24 out of 40.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ NEW GAMES CROSS REVIEW: ファーレンハイト. Weekly Famicom Tsūshin. No.351. Pg.30. 8 September 1995.