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Twin Cobra (FM Towns)

Twin Cobra FM Towns Title screen

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Description

Twin Cobra is a vertically scrolling shoot-em-up. You pilot the TC-17 Twin Cobra assault helicopter to fight the forces of Commander Anziga, the myopic leader of the nation of Kaban. Your job is to fly into Kaban and take out the entire military base of Commander Anziga.

You will fight small helicopters, tanks and stationary guns, defeat the large helicopters to get power-ups. By picking up colored icons (blue, yellow, red or green) you can change to different weapon types. Blue is a forward spread shot, yellow is a four-way shot, red is a wide forward laser shot and green is a continuous forward laser shot.

At the end of each section, you land on a carrier ship and count up your bonuses.

Screenshots

Twin Cobra FM Towns Defense systems
Twin Cobra FM Towns Getting deployed
Twin Cobra FM Towns Look, so many power-ups and bombs!
Twin Cobra FM Towns Powered-up red shot

Alternate Titles

  • "究極タイガー" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Ultimate Tiger" -- PC Engine title
  • "Kyūkyoku Tiger" -- Japanese title (original version)

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Trivia

Arcade version

The arcade versions outside of Japan of Twin Cobra were two player games, but this is a port of the original Japanese one player game. In the two player version the helicopters are red and blue, in the original the helicopter is gray like the one on the title screen.

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Sciere (268753) added Twin Cobra (FM Towns) on Mar 08, 2011
Other platforms contributed by Trypticon (8240), Carl-Henrik (641), Martin Smith (63136) and Terok Nor (19022)