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Top Gun (Commodore 64)

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The Tom Cruise film featured an F-14 Tomcat plane, and this licensed game recreates this. Viewed from the cockpit in full 3D, the game is a straight head-to-head duel, against another player or the computer. You are armed with missiles (while put you in control of a small target zone, which must remain over your opponent for 3 seconds), flares and cannons (which overheat when overused)- use these more wisely than your opponent. Pay attention to speed and altitude too. The computer has 3 planes to throw at you, of which the last is the toughest, while each player in a 2-player game also has 3 'lives'.

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Top Gun Commodore 64 Press fire to start!
Top Gun Commodore 64 Firing with the cannon.
Top Gun Commodore 64 Beginning a new game.
Top Gun Commodore 64 He's in range...

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Trivia

On June 30, 1988, Top Gun was put on the infamous German index by the BPjS. For more information about what this means and to see a list of games sharing the same fate, take a look here: BPjS/BPjM indexed games.

The original Spectrum version was incompatible with the +2A and +3 models. The Hit Squad reissue does work, but without the music.
Quapil (4739) added Top Gun (Commodore 64) on May 01, 2003
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