DescriptionMissile Command 3D is an update to the classic Atari arcade game. The goal in Missile Command is to defend your cities against an onslaught of missiles coming from the sky. Your arsenal consists of three anti-missile flak cannons. You have to position the anti-missile clouds in the path of the incoming missiles to stop them from impacting.
This Jaguar game has 3 modes. First, there is a port of the original arcade game. There are neat extras for this mode like graphic backdrops and the ability to resize or scale the screen. The second mode is Missile Command 3D. This mode retains the gameplay of the original, but adds 3D graphics to the mix. The final mode, Virtual Missile Command, changes things up quite a lot. Instead of anti-missile flak, your cannons shoot lasers. This means you don't need to lead your targets anymore. You play the game from a first-person perspective, and must switch between the three cannons via buttons on the keypad. There are nine levels in this mode, each with a boss at the end.
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|Excellent Jaguar update of the arcade classic||Bruce Clarke (72)|
The Press Says
|The Atari Times||May 24, 2001||85 out of 100||85|
|Game Players||Mar, 1996||83 out of 100||83|
|The Video Game Critic||Nov 19, 2000||B+||83|
|Video Games & Computer Entertainment||Jan, 1996||8 out of 10||80|
|neXGam||2005||6.4 out of 10||64|
|Just Games Retro||May 28, 2007||60|
|Game Zero||Mar, 1996||27 out of 50||54|
|GamePro (US)||Mar, 1996||2.5 out of 5||50|
|Defunct Games||Mar 27, 2005||10 out of 100||10|
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