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P47 Thunderbolt

MobyRank MobyScore
Amiga
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1.6
Amstrad CPC
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TurboGrafx-16
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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 Amstrad CPC Statistics
P47 Thunderbolt Amstrad CPC Level 3
P47 Thunderbolt ZX Spectrum Title/loader
P47 Thunderbolt TurboGrafx-16 About to pass a sphinx

Alternate Titles

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

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The Press Says

Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Mar, 1990 79 out of 100 79
The Games Machine (UK) DOS Sep, 1990 78 out of 100 78
CU Amiga Amiga Feb, 1990 75 out of 100 75
Zzap! Amiga Apr, 1990 72 out of 100 72
Crash! ZX Spectrum Mar, 1990 71 out of 100 71
ST Format Atari ST Feb, 1990 67 out of 100 67
Power Play Arcade Nov, 1988 61 out of 100 61
Power Play Atari ST Mar, 1990 60 out of 100 60
Micro News Atari ST Mar, 1990 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 50
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Commodore 64 Apr, 1990 5.2 out of 12 43

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