Game The Chaos Engine
Author/Vendor Bitmap Brothers
/ Renegade
Released 1993
Game Type Shoot 'em up
Language English
Turn RasterFx to NONE. Sound Problems - Music cuts out at random,
No Speech, No Sound at all if you watch the demo!
Gens (1.80)
Slightly jerky scrolling!
One or two players can choose from an assortment of mercenaries to do battle with a wide variety of mutants in an apocalyptic setting. Collect money along the way to buy new and improved gear.

The original did for sci-fi shooters what Gauntlet did for fantasy action games.

The Chaos Engine, states the original premise and lets you choose from six mercenaries.