Police Quest series

Updated: 12/20/2017 by Computer Hope

Police Quest: In Pursuit of the Death Angel

Police Quest: In Pursuit of the Death AngelType: Strategy
ESRB Rating: Teen
Release Date: 1987 (re-released in 1992)
Developer: Sierra On-Line
Publisher: Sierra On-Line

First released in 1987 and remade in 1992, in Police Quest, you pursue "the Death Angel" who is causing the town of Lytton problems, such as drug trafficking, robbery, and murder.

Police Quest I includes:

  • Over 100 city streets and four highways
  • Realistic crime computer
  • Multiple solutions and variable scoring

System Requirements: Microsoft Windows - Apple - Linux

Windows System Requirements
Operating System: MS-DOS 1.0 to 2.11 (1987 version)
MS-DOS 5.0 (1992 version)
Processor: Intel 8086 or 8088 (1987 version)
Intel 286SX or 386SX (1992 version)
Memory: 256 KB RAM (1987 version)
640 KB RAM (1992 version)
Graphics Card: CGA or EGA, 16 colors (1987 version)
VGA graphics, 256 colors (1992 version)
Sound Card: Sound Blaster compatible sound card
Hard Drive Space: 3 MB
Drives: 5¼″ and 3½″ Floppy Drive
Controls: Keyboard & Mouse
Multiplayer: n/a

Police Quest II: The Vengeance

Police Quest II: The VengeanceType: Strategy
ESRB Rating: Teen
Release Date: 11/1988
Developer: Sierra On-Line
Publisher: Sierra On-Line

Created in 1988, in Police Quest 2, a prison break has occurred with one dead jailer and now "the Death Angel" is back out on the streets and has your number. You must now master weapons, disarm explosives, and explore the mysteries of the deep, where not only land exploration is important, but also sea.

Police Quest II includes:

  • Ability to practice your shooting skill
  • Authentic homicide investigative procedures
  • Work for forensic experts, crime labs, and outside police agencies

System Requirements: Microsoft Windows - Apple - Linux

Windows System Requirements
Operating System: MS-DOS 2.11 or later
Processor: Intel 8088/8086 or better
Memory: 256 KB RAM
Graphics Card: CGA or EGA graphics, 16 colors
Sound Card: Sound Blaster compatible sound card
Hard Drive Space: 1.75 MB
Drives: 5¼″ and 3½″ Floppy Drive
Controls: Keyboard & Mouse
Multiplayer: n/a

Police Quest III: The Kindred

Police Quest III: The KindredType: Strategy
ESRB Rating: Teen
Release Date: 1991
Developer: Sierra On-Line
Publisher: Sierra On-Line

Created in 1991, in Police Quest 3, your wife has been viciously stabbed, which sets your player to his breaking point, bent on revenge. Can you keep your cool while directing forensic and crime lab investigations?

Police Quest III includes:

  • Real scenario - test your ability to keep your cool
  • Searing stereo music by Jan Hammer, of the Miami Vice soundtrack frame
  • Follow a dangerous and puzzling trail of vicious and brutal cult killings

System Requirements: Microsoft Windows - Apple - Linux

Windows System Requirements
Operating System: MS-DOS 3.3 or later
Processor: Intel 8088/8086 or better
Memory: 640 KB RAM
Graphics Card: EGA or VGA graphics
Sound Card: Sound Blaster, Game Blaster or AdLib sound card
Hard Drive Space: 5.5 MB
Drives: 5¼″ and 3½″ Floppy Drive
Controls: Keyboard & Mouse
Multiplayer: n/a

Police Quest: Open Season

Police Quest: Open SeasonType: Strategy
ESRB Rating: Teen
Release Date: 1993
Developer: Sierra Entertainment
Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

Created in 1993, Police Quest: Open Season was co-created by Daryl F. Gates, a 43-year police veteran who has worked on cases like the Manson Family Murders and the Hillside Strangler. In the game, someone is on a killing spree and it is up to you to help solve the string of seemingly random murders.

Police Quest: Open Season includes:

  • Digital photography of all aspects of the adventure, from the crime scene to the city morgue.

System Requirements: Microsoft Windows - Apple - Linux

Windows System Requirements
Operating System: MS-DOS 5.0, Windows 3.x
Processor: Intel 386SX 20 MHz
Memory: 4 MB RAM (8 MB recommended)
Graphics Card: VGA graphic
Sound Card: 100% Sound Blaster or Pro Audio compatible sound card
Hard Drive Space: 3 MB (15 MB recommended)
CD/DVD Drive: 2X CD-ROM
Controls: Keyboard & Mouse
Multiplayer: n/a

Police Quest: SWAT

Police Quest: SWATType: Strategy
ESRB Rating: Teen
Release Date: 09/30/1995
Developer: Sierra Entertainment
Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

Created in 1995, in Police Quest: SWAT, you face the cop's greatest fear when two figures appear as one, being an enraged attacker and his trembling hostage.

Police Quest: SWAT includes:

  • Developed by the creator of the first real SWAT team, Daryl F. Gates
  • Filmed under the direction of former American Most Wanted producer, Tammy Dargan
  • Handle restricted Class 3 weapons including the H & K's MP5
  • Learn actual SWAT entry techniques and hand signals
  • Steady hands and steadier nerves are crucial in your role as a sniper.

System Requirements: Microsoft Windows - Apple - Linux

Windows System Requirements
Operating System: MS-DOS 5.0, Windows 3.x
Processor: Intel 386 or better
Memory: 2 MB RAM
Graphics Card: VGA graphics
Sound Card: Sound Blaster or compatible sound card
Hard Drive Space: 19 MB
CD/DVD Drive: 2X CD-ROM
Controls: Keyboard & Mouse
Multiplayer: n/a

Police Quest Collection

Police Quest CollectionType: Strategy
ESRB Rating: Teen
Release Date: 1997
Developer: Sierra Entertainment
Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

Police Quest Collection includes full versions of Police Quest, Police Quest II, Police Quest III, Police Quest: Open Season, and Police Quest: SWAT.

System Requirements: Microsoft Windows - Apple - Linux

Windows System Requirements
Operating System: MS-DOS 5.0, Windows 3.x
Processor: Intel 486 33 MHz
Memory: 8 MB RAM
Graphics Card: SVGA graphics, 256 colors
Sound Card: DAC-capable sound card
Hard Drive Space: 15 MB
CD/DVD Drive: 2X CD-ROM
Controls: Keyboard & Mouse
Multiplayer: n/a

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