Publisher Infogrames / Atari
Platform PC (CD-ROM)
Release April 2001
Age rating T (Teen) (12+)
Homepage www.desperados-game.com


  • 6 different game characters, each of them having special abilities
  • 25 real time-strategy missions full of action
  • Award-winning full motion videos with thrilling plots
  • Unique sceneries including ghost towns, gold mines, pueblos, swamps, camps saloons, prisons and steamers
  • Thrilling gun fights, bank robberies, ambush missions, traps and breakneck pursuits
  • Spectacular effects in the landscapes including thunderstorms, sun sets, caves, fires and waterfalls
  • 6 practice missions to get used to controlling the characters
  • Altogether more than 30 different characteristics to be used by you skillfully in order to survive the levels and to escape

Description of the game

Play six Desperados, lead by the hero John Cooper in the hardest and wildest Wild West Game of all times. Guide Cooper and his fearless companions in the exciting pursuit of the mysterious bandit leader El Diabolo.

Breath-taking landscapes and a thrilling story create an unmatched Wild West atmosphere resulting in “Desperados – Wanted Dead or Alive” being a challenging team based real-time-adventure-strategy-game. The Wild West has never been this entertaining!

Minimum system requirements

233 MHz Processor
900 MB available on hard disk
CD-ROM drive
DirectX 7.1
DirectX compatible hardware
4 MB Video RAM (no 3D acceleration needed)
Windows 95/98/ME/2000 or XP