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P47 Thunderbolt

Critic Score User Score
Commodore 64
...
2.5
Amiga
...
2.7
iPhone
...
5.0
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Description

The P-47 was one of the toughest planes in use in World War 2, and this side-scrolling shoot 'em up puts you in control of one as you take on hordes of Nazis. 16-bit versions have a simultaneous 2-player mode, as well as the ability to wrap-around the game with increased difficulty up to 4 times.

You are initially armed with a machine gun, but can also pick up bombs, spray missiles and multi-missiles by picking up the appropriate letter. Each weapon can be upgraded by picking up further tokens of the same type. Tokens offering extra lives and speed-ups are also on offer.

Screenshots

P47 Thunderbolt ZX Spectrum Destroyed chopper for power-up
P47 Thunderbolt Arcade Second level
P47 Thunderbolt Amstrad CPC Exploded in mid-air
P47 Thunderbolt TurboGrafx-16 Boss

Alternate Titles

  • "P-47: The Freedom Fighter" -- In-game title

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Critic Reviews

Tilt Amstrad CPC Mar, 1990 16 out of 20 80
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Mar, 1990 79 out of 100 79
CU Amiga Amiga Feb, 1990 75 out of 100 75
Tilt Atari ST Mar, 1990 15 out of 20 75
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Atari ST Jan, 1990 72 out of 100 72
Zzap! Amiga Apr, 1990 72 out of 100 72
ST Format Atari ST Feb, 1990 67 out of 100 67
Commodore Force Commodore 64 Aug, 1993 58 out of 100 58
Amiga Joker Amiga Apr, 1990 58 out of 100 58
PC Engine Gamer TurboGrafx-16 Feb, 2012 432 out of 1000 43

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