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Enemy scan

Video game concept

Player has an ability, device, spell, or such that reveals useful information about enemies and possibly other entities, such as their weaknesses and strengths.

58
games
23
platforms

Name variations: analyze, probe

The first video game about Enemy scan was released on July 27, 1989.

Square Enix, Square and Nintendo has published most of these games

If the scan only reveals fluff or other "useless" information, then it's not part of this tag.

Mostly of interest in games where use of this skill is fairly necessary unless you metagame the information.

Platforms

Windows 11
PS 5
SNES 5
PS2 4
Switch 3
GBA 3
Linux 3
iOS 3
Android 2
Mac OS X 2
NES 2
PS3 2
Nintendo DS 2
PSP 2
Internet Only 1
Amiga AGA 1
3DS 1
MS-DOS 1
Mobile 1
WonderSwan Color 1
Wii 1
X360 1
Ouya 1

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