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Twin Hawk

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TurboGrafx CD
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Twin Hawk is a typical vertical scrolling shooter with a top-down view. Your goal is easy, shoot all the enemies along the way. You only get a standard gun on your plane, and no bombs. Instead of bombs you can call helper planes. These planes make a formation around you and help to shoot all enemies.

Along the way you get the chance to collect power-ups by shooting transport trucks. When these are destroyed they release a power-up. There are three types. First is the weapon upgrade, with this you get a wider and more powerful shot. Second, you get more calls for helper planes. And third are extra lives.


Twin Hawk TurboGrafx CD Ouch... Killed at a harbor
Twin Hawk TurboGrafx-16 Taking to the sky
Twin Hawk TurboGrafx CD This boss goes crazy with those orbs
Twin Hawk TurboGrafx-16 Another tank larger than a plane

Alternate Titles

  • "大旋風" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Daisenpū Custom" -- PC Engine CD title
  • "Daisenpū" -- Japanese title

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The Press Says

Raze Genesis Apr, 1991 87 out of 100 87
Consoles Plus TurboGrafx CD Sep, 1991 76 out of 100 76 Genesis May 31, 2007 7 out of 10 70
Tilt Genesis Sep, 1990 14 out of 20 70
Power Play TurboGrafx-16 Mar, 1991 45 out of 100 45
Power Play Genesis Aug, 1990 45 out of 100 45


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