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A secret "underground race" on an island in the mid-Atlantic ocean has stolen top military vehicles and equipment from around the world and have rebuilt powerful war machines from them. They are even piloted by robots with one mission: to destroy. Military and intelligence officials of major countries have detected them, but they are afraid that they will be unable to prepare against an assault by this underground race. Their plan is to send you in to infiltrate their base and destroy them before they have a chance to unleash the war upon the rest of the world. You can choose to control either the Helicoptor or the Jeep, which have different advantages -- for instance, the Helicoptor is not obstructed by obstacles but the Jeep can fire in any direction. There are nine weapons (five permanent, four short-lasting specials) you can pick up along the way to help you destroy the enemy.


Firepower 2000 SNES Intro sequence
Firepower 2000 SNES Heli parameters
Firepower 2000 SNES Jeep parameters
Firepower 2000 Genesis Flying over a bridge.

Alternate Titles

  • "Super SWIV" -- International title
  • "Mega SWIV" -- Megadrive/Genesis title

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HonestGamers SNES Jun 23, 2004 9 out of 10 90
GameFan Magazine SNES Jan, 1993 84.25 out of 100 84
The Video Game Critic SNES Mar 02, 2002 B+ 83
Play Time SNES Apr, 1993 82 out of 100 82
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) SNES Jan, 1993 9 out of 12 75
Power Play SNES Dec, 1992 71 out of 100 71 Genesis Jan 28, 2013 6 out of 10 60
Play Time Genesis Mar, 1995 60 out of 100 60
Mega Fun Genesis Mar, 1995 59 out of 100 59
Video Games Genesis Mar, 1995 52 out of 100 52


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Version differences

This Genesis conversion of Super SWIV was released in Europe only and features a new opening level differentiating it slightly from the SNES game--otherwise it is essentially the same game.
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