P47 Thunderbolt

Critic Score User Score
ZX Spectrum
...
3.0
Atari ST
66
...
Amiga
...
2.7
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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 More fighter planes
P47 Thunderbolt Atari ST High score table
P47 Thunderbolt DOS Title screen
P47 Thunderbolt ZX Spectrum Game start - level 1

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
The Games Machine (UK) DOS Sep, 1990 78 out of 100 78
Sinclair User ZX Spectrum Mar, 1990 76 out of 100 76
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Atari ST Jan, 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
Amiga Joker Amiga Apr, 1990 58 out of 100 58
Commodore Force Commodore 64 Aug, 1993 58 out of 100 58
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Commodore 64 Apr, 1990 5.2 out of 12 43

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