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Cobra Command is an arcade conversion of a helicopter shooting game from Data East. It is an "on rails" style shooter with the player controlling only the aiming of the shooting but not the direction of the helicopter.

Your job is to shoot down the enemies as you are flown through footage of New York streets, the Statue of Liberty, the Atlantic Ocean, Italy, the Grand Canyon and finally, the treacherous corners and return fire of the enemy's stronghold on Easter Island.

There is no background music to go along with the sound effects. The levels are fairly short with a total game run through possible in about 20 minutes.


Cobra Command SEGA CD Got one enemy chopper!
Cobra Command SEGA CD First level: New York
Cobra Command iPhone Rockets incoming - UP UP UP!
Cobra Command SEGA CD From the intro: Another enemy bites the dust

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Alternate Titles

  • "Thunder Storm LX-3" -- Japanese arcade title
  • "Thunder Storm FX" -- Japanese title

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Critic Reviews

Slide to Play iPhone Dec 21, 2009 4 out of 4 100
Power Play SEGA CD Jan, 1993 5 out of 5 100
GameFan Magazine SEGA CD Oct, 1992 94 out of 100 94
Modojo iPhone Dec 08, 2009 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Touch Arcade iPhone Dec 02, 2009 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
IGN iPhone Dec 03, 2009 7.7 out of 10 77
Video Games SEGA CD Aug, 1993 65 out of 100 65
All Game Guide SEGA CD 1998 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
The Video Game Critic SEGA CD Dec 29, 2005 C 50 SEGA CD Jul 31, 2004 3 out of 10 30


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