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This Is the Police (In short as TITP) is a strategy video game developed by Weappy and published by EuroVideo Medien. It was scheduled to be released on July 28th, 2016, but was pushed back to August 2nd, 2016 following a publishing error for the Microsoft Windows, Linux, and Mac OS.

The Playstation 4 and Xbox One versions were released on March 22nd, 2017. The game was released on iOS & Android on December 12th, 2018.

The game is set in a fictional city, Freeburg and the game centers around Jack Boyd, a retiring Police Chief of the Freeburg Police Department. Jack only has 180 days left as Police Chief and wants to make half a million dollars before retiring.

Plot

On July 15, Mayor Steward Rogers forces Jack Boyd, a police chief, to resign in favor of the mayor's nephew. His resignation is scheduled for January 10, and before that, Jack planned to make half a million dollars. However, Freeburg is not a calm city and in Jack's final months as a police chief, major events will unfold and it is up to Jack to deal with the panorama.

Gameplay

The player step in the shoes of police chief Jack Boyd, sending policemen to deal with crime around the city of Freeburg.

Story mode

Sandbox mode

Development

Weappy announced This is the police on kickstarter on 27th January 2015 with the game's release date on December 2015

This is the police suffered two delays. Originally December 2015, it got pushed back to July 28th 2016 and eventually pushed back, after a publishing error to 2nd August 2016.

Reception

This is the Police received "mixed or average" reviews on Metacritic getting a metascore of 66/100 on both PC[1] & Nintendo Switch,[2] 63/100 on PS4,[3] and 71/100 on Xbox One.[4] On whatoplay.com, it receives an aggregate score (playscore) of 7.56 on PC,[5] 7.29 on PS4,[6] 7.36 on Xbox One,[7] and 7.41 on Nintendo Switch.[8]

Trivia

References

  1. Metascore for This is the Police on PCMetacritic, Retrieved May 22, 2020
  2. Metascore for This is the Police on Nintendo SwitchMetacritic, Retrieved May 22, 2020
  3. Metascore for This is the Police on PS4Metacritic, Retrieved May 22, 2020
  4. Metascore for This is the Police on Xbox OneMetacritic, Retrieved May 22, 2020
  5. Playscore for This is the Police on PCwhatoplay.com, Retrieved May 22, 2020
  6. Playscore for This is the Police on PS4whatoplay.com, Retrieved May 22, 2020
  7. Playscore for This is the Police on Xbox Onewhatoplay.com, Retrieved May 22, 2020
  8. Playscore for This is the Police on Nintendo Switchwhatoplay.com, Retrieved May 22, 2020
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