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Top Gun: The Second Mission (NES)

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Description

Just like in the first game, you fly an F-14 Tomcat in combat against the enemy equipped with Soviet equipment, although there is no direct reference to the Soviet Union anywhere. The only plot of this game is to destroy everything you see, excluding the aircraft carrier to which you must land at the end of each level.

In addition to the basic game mode with anti-ship, ground attack and space battle levels, similar to the first game, the second mission adds two extra modes. In the first extra mode you can fight against top enemy aces flying a MiG-25 Foxbat, one at a time. The second extra mode is two-player game with split screen, in which you can fight against your friend, both flying Tomcats.

You will have to fight against interesting level bosses such as a giant Tu-160 Blackjack bomber, a Mi-24 Hind attack chopper and an armed space shuttle.

Another interesting detail about the game is that between fighting the aircraft and surface opponents you have to dodge between giant trees (yes, you read correctly!!), lightnings and laser attacks.

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Top Gun: The Second Mission NES Mayday! Mayday!
Top Gun: The Second Mission NES Title screen (Japanese version)
Top Gun: The Second Mission NES Title Screen
Top Gun: The Second Mission NES Avoiding trees

Alternate Titles

  • "Top Gun: Dual Fighters" -- Japanese title

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the true test of a top gun hero!!! benjamin grimes (10) 4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars

The Press Says

VideoGame Mar, 1991 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Jan, 1992 8 out of 12 67
Joystick (French) Dec, 1991 66 out of 100 66
Total!! UK Magazine Jan, 1992 66 out of 100 66
Mean Machines Nov, 1991 51 out of 100 51
Super Power (Sweden) Dec, 1994 22 out of 100 22

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NH (471) added Top Gun: The Second Mission (NES) on Jul 28, 2003