In the Game Boy adaptation of the film, the Terminator offs the T-1000, just like in the movie, the only difference being the world looks like gray blobs of crap.
It was the first game completely animated on an Etch a Sketch.
But right when you're expecting the Terminator to come forward and make his noble sacrifice, the game immediately cuts to some text stating that you saved the human race, but adds the awkward caveat: "OR HAVE YOU?"
Then, to really make you feel like a piece of shit, the game ends with an idyllic park scene that blows out to a white screen:
Which those who saw the movie probably remember from this scene:
So, the game basically goes out of its way to tell you that you accomplished absolutely nothing: Judgment Day still happens and humanity is obliterated, but thanks for playing the game, asshole!
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