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Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising (Windows)

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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 A good single/cooperative multiplayer map has a briefing that tells you what to do. (community made maps sometimes lack this)
Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising Windows Splash screen

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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The Press Says

PC Gameplay (Benelux) Jul, 2004 88 out of 100 88
Génération 4 Sep, 2004 84 out of 100 84
GameSpot Jun 22, 2004 8.2 out of 10 82
Gamer 2.0 Jul 01, 2004 8.2 out of 10 82
Super Play Aug, 2004 8 out of 10 80
PC Zone Benelux Jul, 2004 80 out of 100 80
Game Informer Magazine 2004 8 out of 10 80
Digital Entertainment News (den) Sep 15, 2004 7.9 out of 10 79
IGN Jun 17, 2004 7.6 out of 10 76
Jeuxvideo.com Aug 20, 2004 15 out of 20 75

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Awards

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

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Evilhead (1049) added Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising (Windows) on Dec 18, 2004