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Paperboy 2 is a sequel to the video game Paperboy. It was released in 1991-1992 for a large number of systems, including the Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, DOS, Game Boy, Game Gear, Genesis, NES, SNES, and ZX Spectrum. The game was much like the original: the player controls a paperboy (or papergirl) who must navigate a bizarre series of obstacles while trying to deliver the morning paper to various customers on a street (though unlike its predecessor, papers had to be delivered to houses on both sides of the street). Like the original, the game is renowned for its difficulty.
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There are two specific actions that can be taken somewhere in the middle of each stage that reward the player with a front page photo on the newspaper afterwards:
Paperboy saves Runaway baby - when riding down the road in the middle of the stage, a carriage with a baby in it rolls down the left sidewalk. If hit it with a newspaper, it will stop.
Hero Paperboy stops Thief - at the end of the stage, two gas stations are visible. One of them will have a robber (a man in a black suit holding a gun). Throw a newspaper at him, and he will fall to the ground.