Players select one of four characters: Jack Tenrec, Hannah Dundee, Mustapha Cairo or Mess O'Bradovich, each of whom have their own strengths and weakness, as well as unique attacks. Up to three players can play at once. Players guide their selected characters through eight stages, battling various enemies and bosses, ending with Dr. Simon Fessenden. The game's titular dinosaurs make appearances as neutral characters that may attack both player characters and enemies. Simultaneously three players can play the game.
In Cadillacs and Dinosaurs the player has access to several attacks. Each character has two special moves including one that depletes a character's health upon contact with an enemy and When two or more players play together, they can trigger a team-attack. Players can also find and use firearms, throwing weapons such as rocks and explosives, as well melee weapons such as clubs
 Cadillacs also Dinosaurs: The Arcade Game (known direction Japan being Cadillacs Kyouryuu Shin Seiki) is a 1992 arcade activity released by Capcom. It is a outing 'em developing based upon the hysterical Xenozoic Tales which was created by Mark Schultz in the late eighties. A TV series made after the game was released, though it wasn't a major success, and the Capcom game didn't have any relation with it as it was based entirely on the comic series. Not to reproduce unscrewed with the sway again computer haste Cadillacs and Dinosaurs: The Second Cataclysm untrue by Rocket Science Games but based on the same license, this time on the TV series rather than on the original comic. Despite its success and popularity, the Capcom arcade was never released in home systems.