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Score Breakdown Based on 278 ratings
  1. 10 (51)
  2. 9 (93)
  3. 8 (96)
  4. 7 (21)
  5. 6 (8)
  6. 5 (4)
  7. 4 (1)
  8. 3 (2)
  9. 2 (1)
  10. 1 (2)

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  • User Rating:8.8

    When are we ever gonna see another one?!

    Very, very, very good game for its time. One of the few that I pick up from time to time and still have not completed it. The premise is...your character is a jeep, and you go through stages just blowing stuff up--from ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10

    WOW classic for sure AMAZING!!!

    I cant remember how this games ends but i do remmeber staying up really really late one night with a buddy of mine trying to beat this game and i think we finally did... can someone please remind me of the ending on t... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5

    Very fun co-op game

    I do not believe I ever played this game solo. The game as most back then is very simple to play but hard to master. In this game you are more or less a Humvee with a turret on top. You can collect different power-ups to... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.2

    Another Old-school game that still is fun today!

    Jackal put you in control of a military Jeep who has to go through many levels in order to destroy the enemy bent on taking over the world. yeah, the stories are all the same but the game is fun. You have your machine... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.8

    Jackal belongs in every collector's NES library.

    Like many NES games, Jackal is simple and short. But, most importantly, Jackal is fun, especially in the simultaneous two-player mode. You and a comrade control armed military jeeps and progress through the stages by des... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.4

    Forget Lions - this Jackal is king of the jungle!

    Back in the days of the old NES, what many are calling ‘old school’ these days, it wasn’t irregular for someone to have dozens of games all based around a single idea. It wasn’t too far off from today’s games, where some... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8

    Jackal shows that exploitation of Cold War conflicts can be unabashedly terrific fun.

    Much like other Konami games that shamelessly exploited real-world sentiments at the time, the NES game that is Jackal starts off with a very simple menu screen with a gaudy logo, which, if left unattended, gives way to ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5

    One of the better action games for NES.

    Graphics: This game is like most NES action shooting games; an overhead. But everything is quite clear and you're able to tell what is what. Konami has always been good with their artwork in their span of NES games, and ... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.4

    WOW!!!! I found Jackal on gamespot.

    To start with you are person controlling a millitary jeep. Ur mission is to destroy enemy and to rescue as many fellow soldiers as possible. The setting is perfect, the jeep is rolling and suddenly you get lots of tanks ... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.7

    Great classic game that proves that it can be very fun driving a military jeep.

    This game was created by Konami, the same company that created Contra. That was a fun game that was pretty popular. In that game, you were on foot, and you just basically blasted your way through the levels. Now Konami d... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful