Shellshock

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Critic Score User Score
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 Successfully destroying an enemy tank.
Shellshock DOS Click on a locker to load or save a game.
Shellshock DOS Props, the weapons man, will give you the most sophisticated weapons for your tank - as long as you pay for it.
Shellshock DOS We are on a secret mission in deep Asia but the enemy is waiting for us.

Alternate Titles

  • "シェルショック" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

NowGamer PlayStation Oct 25, 1996 8.5 out of 10 85
Mega Fun SEGA Saturn May, 1996 82 out of 100 82
neXGam SEGA Saturn Feb, 2011 8.1 out of 10 81
Video Games & Computer Entertainment PlayStation Jun, 1996 8 out of 10 80
PC Joker DOS Aug, 1996 63 out of 100 63
Computer Gaming World (CGW) DOS Nov, 1996 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Gameplay (Benelux) DOS Aug, 1996 54 out of 100 54
GameSpot DOS Aug 23, 1996 4.6 out of 10 46
Computer Games Magazine DOS 1996 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
World Village (Gamer's Zone) DOS 1997 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

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Contributed to by Martin Smith (63054), Terok Nor (20356) and Tim Janssen (2499)