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Mr. Heli

MobyRank MobyScore
Atari ST
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3.0
TurboGrafx-16
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Commodore 64
74
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Description

Mr. Heli takes place in the year 2999 and Mr. Muddy is threatening the planet. Fortunately the player has a fully armed large helicopter with which to attack his sadistic minions. The helicopter will fly through four side-view levels, primarily scrolling left to right but with some variant, each of which ends with a boss.

As well as enemies, there are many blocks on the levels. The weapon upgrade system is build into these, which function in two different ways. Most will drop crystals, which if collected are added to a cash total. The others reveal a picture of a weapon with a price - make contact with it while carrying enough credits and the weapon will be bought. When the energy bar runs out the player loses a life. When this happens the player loses all money.

Screenshots

Mr. Heli Amiga Shoot blocks to reveal crystals...
Mr. Heli Commodore 64 Landed on top of a volcano
Mr. Heli Amiga Boulders rising out of the water
Mr. Heli Commodore 64 Boss

Alternate Titles

  • "ミスターヘリの大冒険" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Mr. Heli no Daibōken" -- Japanese title
  • "Battle Chopper" -- North American arcade title

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The Press Says

Pixel-Heroes.de TurboGrafx-16 Mar, 2007 10 out of 10 100
Joystick (French) TurboGrafx-16 Feb, 1990 91 out of 100 91
Power Play TurboGrafx-16 Feb, 1989 90 out of 100 90
Video Games TurboGrafx-16 Mar, 1991 88 out of 100 88
Commodore Force Commodore 64 Aug, 1993 78 out of 100 78
The Games Machine (UK) Commodore 64 Oct, 1989 76 out of 100 76
The Games Machine (UK) Amstrad CPC Oct, 1989 68 out of 100 68
Power Play Commodore 64 1990 65 out of 100 65
Power Play Atari ST Sep, 1989 54 out of 100 54
Power Play Amiga 1990 54 out of 100 54

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Awards

  • Power Play
    • Issue 01/1991 - Best Turbografx-16 Game in 1990

Contributed to by Trypticon (6572), skl (1145) and Martin Smith (63168)