Sonic Boom

Critic Score User Score
Atari ST
...
5.0
Amstrad CPC
...
2.6
Arcade
...
5.0
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Description

Sonic Boom is an arcade game shoot 'em up with a vertically-scrolling perspective in which the player is a US pilot, armed with the super-powerful Sonic Boom aircraft. Players must face six levels of cannon-fodder enemies in order to prevent the world being destroyed, but has 5 continues with 3 lives each to make use of. There is a boss at the end of each level which must be beaten in a time limit in order to progress. Most enemies are aircraft, but there are also tanks, trains, and turret installations to wipe out. Defeated waves of enemies reveal improved weaponry and other bonuses.

Screenshots

Sonic Boom Commodore 64 Level 2
Sonic Boom Commodore 64 Off we go!
Sonic Boom Amstrad CPC Blasting action.
Sonic Boom Atari ST Dead

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Critic Reviews

The Games Machine (UK) ZX Spectrum Jun, 1990 76 out of 100 76
Sinclair User ZX Spectrum Jun, 1990 60 out of 100 60
Zzap! Amiga Aug, 1990 58 out of 100 58
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Jun, 1990 53 out of 100 53
Power Play Amiga Jul, 1990 46 out of 100 46
The Games Machine (UK) Amstrad CPC Jun, 1990 37 out of 100 37
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Apr, 1990 4 out of 12 33
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Apr, 1990 4 out of 12 33
Amiga Joker Amiga Jul, 1990 19 out of 100 19
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Commodore 64 May, 1990 2 out of 12 17

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