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Shellshock

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MobyRank MobyScore
DOS
55
2.2
PlayStation
78
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SEGA Saturn
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Description

Da Wardenz, an anti-terrorist tank force, is called in whenever there is trouble somewhere in the world. You are a rookie hired by the tank force and must prove yourself in 25 increasingly difficult missions.

'The Pen' is Da Wardenz' headquarters. It has all sorts of locations including the main hangar, basketball court, simulation room, workshop area, briefing room and various lockers (used for loading and saving missions). Before a mission, you can explore the headquarters and interact with each member of the team; you may learn something.

When you start a mission, the action is viewed from a first-person perspective. It has you controlling the M-13 Predator, a highly sophisticated and upgradable tank. The game is arcade-oriented and has much more in common with 'Quarantine' and 'Doom' than serious counterparts like 'M1 Tank Platoon'. Your tank has unlimited bullets, can sustain heavy damage and can destroy enemies but also trees and buildings.

When a mission is successfully completed you earn cash which you can spend on repairing your tank and extra upgrades.

Screenshots

Shellshock DOS Unbelievable how much bollocks your comrades talk.
Shellshock DOS Mission briefing. We are going to conquer a country. Any resemblance to real country-names 'is pure coincedental'.
Shellshock DOS Successfully destroying an enemy tank.
Shellshock DOS The main hangar. From here you can walk to a basketball court, simulation room, workshop area or the briefing room.

Alternate Titles

  • "シェルショック" -- Japanese spelling

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The Press Says

NowGamer PlayStation Oct 25, 1996 8.5 out of 10 85
Mega Fun SEGA Saturn May, 1996 82 out of 100 82
Game Players PlayStation Jun, 1996 78 out of 100 78
GameFan Magazine PlayStation Jun, 1996 73 out of 100 73
Jeuxvideo.com SEGA Saturn Feb 24, 2012 13 out of 20 65
PC Games (Germany) DOS Jun, 1996 61 out of 100 61
Power Play DOS Jul, 1996 60 out of 100 60
PC Gameplay (Benelux) DOS Aug, 1996 54 out of 100 54
Computer Games Magazine DOS 1996 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
High Score DOS Sep, 1996 1 out of 5 20

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Contributed to by Martin Smith (63168), Terok Nor (18323) and Tim Janssen (2500)