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Description

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.


Screenshots

Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising Windows Using binoculars in the helicopter to spy on the enemy camp.
Note the left part of the HUD is showing the helicopter outline.
Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising Windows Rolling credits with various artwork
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.
Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising Windows To not overload your connection, there is help to limit the server, from one to 64 players if you have a T3 speed.

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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Critic Reviews

GamePro (US) Aug 02, 2004 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Shooterplanet Aug 18, 2004 89 out of 100 89
GamingExcellence Jun 18, 2005 8.8 out of 10 88
PC Games (Germany) Jul 14, 2004 85 out of 100 85
JeuxVideoPC.com Sep 13, 2004 17 out of 20 85
Game Over Online Jul 30, 2004 83 out of 100 83
Gamer 2.0 Jul 01, 2004 8.2 out of 10 82
Super Play (Sweden) Aug, 2004 8 out of 10 80
Joystick (French) Sep, 2004 7 out of 10 70
videogamer.com Nov 15, 2004 6 out of 10 60

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Trivia

Awards

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

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Evilhead (1048) added Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising (Windows) on Dec 18, 2004