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Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising is mainly a multiplayer modern warfare game. With as much as 150 players (although 64-128 players are most common), two sides clash together in an all out war with help of helicopters, boats, APCs and other vehicles which there are 29. Most of the game player will be on foot and aiding him/her is 35 different weapons from knifes to Stinger launchers. There are many classes to choose from and all of them are useful. There's medic, engineer, soldier, gunner and sniper.

The thing that separates this one from many other online shooters is that Joint Ops actually makes the players work together. One example: If you're a driver driving a jeep, you get partial credits of the kills from people who you just drove, for two minutes after you dropped them off.


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Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising Windows You can swim underwater, but not for too long.
The water color is defined by the map maker.
Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising Windows It's easier to take a distance shot as a sniper than carving a hole in their boat from under water.
Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising Windows Each player also has a 'radio' interface with predefined words to call out to the others, by the character. (there is also a text chat)
In the background, the waypoints are seen on the HUD.

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Alternate Titles

  • "联合行动:飓风来袭" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Миротворцы. Операция "Тайфун"" -- Russian spelling
  • "Mirotvorcy: Operaciya Tajfun" -- Russian title
  • "Joint Ops" -- Common name

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GameStar (Germany) Aug, 2004 92 out of 100 92 Jul 05, 2004 91 out of 100 91
PC Powerplay Mar, 2005 89 out of 100 89
Gameplay (Benelux) Jul, 2004 88 out of 100 88
GamingExcellence Jun 18, 2005 8.8 out of 10 88
Super Play (Sweden) Aug, 2004 8 out of 10 80
Factornews Aug 11, 2004 8 out of 10 80
Game Informer Magazine 2004 8 out of 10 80 Aug 20, 2004 15 out of 20 75
Joystick (French) Sep, 2004 7 out of 10 70


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  • GameStar (Germany)
    • Issue 03/2005 - Surprise Hit of 2004
  • Golden Joystick Awards

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Evilhead (1042) added Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising (Windows) on Dec 18, 2004