DescriptionAs rebel forces close in on the space station Gallion, you launch strikes against enemy-controlled planets in the most sophisticated techno-toy available to mankind, the space fighter Thunder Cloud II.
The game is a blend of action sequences in an Afterburner-esque pseudo-3D view. These sequences vary between ground combat, aerial combat and space combat, with different motion physics and enemy craft. There is also a strategic battle choices on a galactic map invaded in real-time.
The PC version uses speaker tweaks to recreate the game's tune on theoretically-inferior hardware.
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The Press Says
|Zzap!||Amiga||Mar, 1989||81 out of 100||81|
|ST/Amiga Format||Amiga||Jan, 1989||78 out of 100||78|
|ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment)||Atari ST||Mar, 1989||708 out of 1000||71|
|The Games Machine (UK)||Amiga||Mar, 1989||63 out of 100||63|
|The Games Machine (UK)||Atari ST||Mar, 1989||62 out of 100||62|
|The Games Machine (UK)||DOS||Apr, 1989||56 out of 100||56|
|The Games Machine (UK)||Amstrad CPC||Apr, 1989||48 out of 100||48|
|CU Amiga||Amiga||Feb, 1989||41 out of 100||41|
|The One||Atari ST||Feb, 1989||41 out of 100||41|
|Power Play||Atari ST||Mar, 1989||37 out of 100||37|
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Game cross-referencesThe spaceship “Thunder Cloud II” of Galactic Conqueror is the advanced version of the original Thunder Cloud, introduced 1988 in Titus’ Fire and Forget (also created by Alain Fernandes).
According to the manual, the Thunder Cloud II pilot is recruited from among the “champions of the Off Shore game”. This is a reference to another Titus game, Off Shore Warrior (1988).