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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.

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P47 Thunderbolt ZX Spectrum A high score has been attained
P47 Thunderbolt Amiga Loading screen
P47 Thunderbolt ZX Spectrum I now have bombs for ground targets
P47 Thunderbolt Arcade Destroyed planes

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Alternate Titles

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

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Critic Reviews

Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Apr, 1990 79 out of 100 79
The Games Machine (UK) DOS Sep, 1990 78 out of 100 78
Sinclair User ZX Spectrum Mar, 1990 76 out of 100 76
Commodore User Amiga Feb, 1990 75 out of 100 75
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Atari ST Jan, 1990 72 out of 100 72
The One Atari ST Feb, 1990 70 out of 100 70
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
PC Engine Gamer TurboGrafx-16 Feb, 2012 432 out of 1000 43

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