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Thunderwing (Atari ST)

Thunderwing Atari ST Title menu with high-score table


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The player controls Thunderwing, an „Urban Air Fighter“, which is stolen to help the rebel forces against some suppressor.

The game is a vertical scrolling shooter. The ship is equipped with lasers and can activate the disruptor, a force field around the ship, destroying everything near. There are differently colored enemy formations, which give different rewards on complete destruction: a red formation rewards an update to the basic laser cannon, destroying two blue and two red formation is rewarded with an extra live. Some ground enemies leave a reload to the limited disruptor. There are end-of-level bosses to defeat.


Thunderwing Atari ST Activated disruptor: very bad to see on a screenshot, many grey blocks are flickering around the ship.
Thunderwing Atari ST Level 1
Thunderwing Atari ST First boss fight
Thunderwing Atari ST Attacking an enemy with upgraded laser

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Atari ST User May, 1989 7 out of 10 70
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) May, 1989 417 out of 1000 42
The Games Machine (UK) May, 1989 28 out of 100 28


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Jo ST (16680) added Thunderwing (Atari ST) on May 30, 2014