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Sonic Boom

Critic Score User Score
Amiga
48
2.5
Arcade
...
...
Commodore 64
...
2.5
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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 Atari ST Different attack patterns here
Sonic Boom Atari ST Being blown up
Sonic Boom Atari ST Coming at you thick and fast
Sonic Boom Arcade Destroy all the guns.

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Critic Reviews

The Games Machine (UK) Atari ST Jun, 1990 79 out of 100 79
The Games Machine (UK) Amiga Jun, 1990 78 out of 100 78
The Games Machine (UK) ZX Spectrum Jun, 1990 76 out of 100 76
Sinclair User ZX Spectrum Jun, 1990 60 out of 100 60
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Jun, 1990 53 out of 100 53
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Jun, 1990 52 out of 100 52
Power Play Amiga Jul, 1990 46 out of 100 46
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

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