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Chopper Command (Atari 2600)

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67
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
4.0
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.

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Our Users Say

Category Description MobyScore
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 4.0
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 4.1
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 4.1
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 3.9
Overall MobyScore (15 votes) 4.0


The Press Says

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100
The Video Game Critic
Chopper Command has stood the test of time. Only recently did I come to realize just how challenging this game is. Even on the normal skill level it;s difficult to last very long. Every 2600 fan should have a copy of Chopper Command in their library.
70
Atari HQ
Visually appealing, full of action, fast-paced but somewhat lacking in originality, Chopper Command is an above-average 2600 game.
67
Game Freaks 365
Despite boasting two difficulty levels and the possibility of alternating multiplayer (both of which are determined using the game select switch), I cannot wholeheartedly recommend this game. It will be fun for a while, but its lasting value is somewhat limited compared to some other Atari 2600 titles. If you are a fan of Defender though, this game should be worth at least looking into.
50
Le Geek
So I recommend Chopper Command only half heartedly. Many people seem to love it though, so your mileage may vary.
50
Digital Press - Classic Video Games
For what it is, "Chopper Command" is enjoyable in short bursts. Getting into a zone and wiping out entire fleets of enemy aircraft is fun, but only if you can pull it off. It will only take one time for someone to slam into an enemy jet helplessly before they reach for the cart and yank it out. Stick with "Defender."