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Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising (Windows)

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Description

Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising is mainly a multiplayer modern warfare game. With as much as 150 players (although 64-128 players are most common), two sides clash together in an all out war with help of helicopters, boats, APCs and other vehicles which there are 29. Most of the game player will be on foot and aiding him/her is 35 different weapons from knifes to Stinger launchers. There are many classes to choose from and all of them are useful. There's medic, engineer, soldier, gunner and sniper.

The thing that separates this one from many other online shooters is that Joint Ops actually makes the players work together. One example: If you're a driver driving a jeep, you get partial credits of the kills from people who you just drove, for two minutes after you dropped them off.


Screenshots

Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising Windows Using binoculars in the helicopter to spy on the enemy camp.
Note the left part of the HUD is showing the helicopter outline.
Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising Windows Novalogic company, initial splashscreen
Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising Windows To not overload your connection, there is help to limit the server, from one to 64 players if you have a T3 speed.
Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising Windows Take a seat in the Little Bird.
The left part of the HUD shows the soldiers outfit.

Alternate Titles

  • "联合行动:飓风来袭" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Миротворцы. Операция "Тайфун"" -- Russian spelling
  • "Mirotvorcy: Operaciya Tajfun" -- Russian title
  • "Joint Ops" -- Common name

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The Press Says

Gamesmania Jul 05, 2004 91 out of 100 91
GameSpy Jun 22, 2004 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
PC Powerplay Mar, 2005 89 out of 100 89
GameZone Jun 25, 2004 8.8 out of 10 88
GamingExcellence Jun 18, 2005 8.8 out of 10 88
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Jul, 2004 88 out of 100 88
JeuxVideoPC.com Sep 13, 2004 17 out of 20 85
Génération 4 Sep, 2004 84 out of 100 84
Game Over Online Jul 30, 2004 83 out of 100 83
Gaming Nexus Jun 24, 2004 B 75

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Awards

  • GameStar (Germany)
    • Issue 03/2005 - Surprise Hit of 2004
  • Golden Joystick Awards

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Evilhead (1051) added Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising (Windows) on Dec 18, 2004