DescriptionUnusually, this Operation Wolf-influenced shoot 'em up sees you start behind enemy lines, and gradually attempting to escape. As you've captured the Rapier machine gun your enemy have been developing, there are plenty who can't bear to see the back of you unless it's bloodied and lifeless.
The game's 8 levels feature quite a variety of settings, vehicles and situations. You will have to evade fire from snipers based in windows, enemy jets, helicopters and well-trained marines, while riding tanks and speedboats as well as being on foot. The levels are set in locations such as the enemy camp, the jungle, a ruined city and the final flight back to your base.
- "Bakudan-yarô" -- Japanese Arcade title
Part of the Following Group
|Not really as good as Operation Thunderbolt||Amiga||*Katakis* (37823)|
The Press Says
|Computer and Video Games (CVG)||ZX Spectrum||Jan, 1991||85 out of 100||85|
|Computer and Video Games (CVG)||Amiga||Jan, 1991||85 out of 100||85|
|Your Sinclair||ZX Spectrum||Jan, 1991||72 out of 100||72|
|Crash!||ZX Spectrum||Jan, 1991||70 out of 100||70|
|All Game Guide||Arcade||1998||60|
|Power Play||Arcade||Mar, 1990||2 out of 5||40|
|ST Format||Atari ST||Feb, 1991||39 out of 100||39|
|Power Play||Amiga||Mar, 1991||23 out of 100||23|
|Amiga Joker||Amiga||Jan, 1991||21 out of 100||21|
|64'er||Commodore 64||May, 1991||2 out of 10||20|
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CreditsSega wouldn't allow the developers of the home versions to be credited in the game. To counter this, Amiga programmer Richard Aplin put all the developing credits, as well as other miscellaneous information, at the end of the disk's startup-sequence, right after taunting crackers looking to crack the game.
Related Web Sites
- Startup sequence (Documentation of the humorous startup sequence (see trivia))