Game Classification

Riot Psygnosis Limited (France), Psygnosis Limited (United Kingdom), 1997  

Informations Analyses Serious Gaming





This title is used by the following domains:
  • Entertainment


This title targets the following audience:
Age : 12 to 16 years old / 17 to 25 years old
General Public


The gameplay of this title is Game-based
(designed with stated goals)

The core of gameplay is defined by the rules below:

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Riot is a futuristic sports game. The court is a hall similar to a basketball field but the basket is in the middle. The goal is to throw an charged energy ball into the basket. It is charged in energy field which are placed in the oppenent's half. There are three areas which give a different amount of points. The team which has the most points when the game is over wins.

Every team consists of six players which have different scores in condition, speed, power and accuracy. Occasionally appearing power ups give a boost of one ability. There are no rules against attacking the opponent's players. 23 camera angles, including top down and directly behind the used player, can be used during the game.

There are three playing modes: Exhibition matches are a single game between two of the 16 teams. In the second mode there is a playoff tournament where several player controlled teams can participate. Only one team can be controlled in the league mode. [source:mobygames]

Distribution : Retail - Commercial
Platform(s) : PC (Dos) - PC (Windows)