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Caliber.50 (Arcade)

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Description

You play as Captain Addis, a former officer in the US army during the Vietnam war. Now, twenty years after the war, you are sent on a mission to follow the Ho Chi Minh trail and to rescue American airmen that were left behind.

In this action game, you navigate your character in top-down view and continuously fire at enemies, turning him in different directions, since he doesn't always face the direction he is moving in. You can for example walk backwards, firing at the enemies who pursue you. Enemies include not only various types of gunmen, armed with rifles, flamethrowers, or grenade launchers, but also tanks and helicopters. You can blast open crates to find ammo and supplies. Defeated enemies also leave you items.

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Caliber.50 Arcade Intro
Caliber.50 Arcade Title screen
Caliber.50 Arcade Turtles
Caliber.50 Arcade River

Alternate Titles

  • "Caliber Fifty" -- Alternate in-game title
  • "Cal .50" -- Title Screen title

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Trivia

Japan release

A Japanese release of the Genesis/Mega Drive version was planned for release in December 1992, to be published by Visco. It was cancelled before release, leaving the game only released in North America.
666gonzo666 (37940) added Caliber.50 (Arcade) on Feb 14, 2014
Other platforms contributed by אולג 小奥 (168701)