DescriptionA follow-up to the original Rolling Thunder, this is a "shoot-the-bad-guys-and-save-the-world" game. A terrorist group has taken out the world information flow and, as either a guy named Albert Ross or a woman named Leila, you must stop them. You can also get weapons that pack more of a punch than your ordinary hand gun. The original Arcade version of Rolling Thunder 2 supports two-player cooperative play.
The Genesis conversion is single-player only, but instead it introduces several new stages with new enemies and bosses. The original stages have been tweaked to provide more cover points and bonus items; also two new weapons were added - a laser and a flamethrower. The storyline cutscenes between the stages were expanded. This version introduces a password system that allows the players to continue from any previously visited stage.
- "RT2" -- Common abbreviation
- "ローリングサンダー2" -- Japanese spelling
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|Rolling thunder-- a nice little game||paul cairey (320)|
|GamePro (US)||Dec, 1991||5 out of 5||100|
|Hobby Consolas||Jan, 1993||93 out of 100||93|
|Computer and Video Games (CVG)||Jan, 1992||92 out of 100||92|
|Digital Press - Classic Video Games||Dec 10, 2003||9 out of 10||90|
|Mean Machines||Jan, 1992||85 out of 100||85|
|1UP!||May 21, 2009||83 out of 100||83|
|Play Time||Jul, 1992||82 out of 100||82|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||Feb, 1992||9 out of 12||75|
|Video Games||Feb, 1992||72 out of 100||72|
|SEGA-Mag (Objectif-SEGA)||Jul 28, 2008||7 out of 10||70|
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Related Web Sites
- The Rolling Thunder Online Resource (A full overview of all aspects of the games)