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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.


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Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising Windows If you wonder about the map icons, here is a legend.
Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising Windows Player roles and weapon availability can be limited if there is need.
Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising Windows It's easier to take a distance shot as a sniper than carving a hole in their boat from under water.

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

GamePro (US) Aug 02, 2004 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
GameZone Jun 25, 2004 8.8 out of 10 88
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Jul, 2004 88 out of 100 88
Game Informer Magazine 2004 8.5 out of 10 85
Game Over Online Jul 30, 2004 83 out of 100 83
Game Revolution Jun 30, 2004 B+ 83
GameSpot Jun 22, 2004 8.2 out of 10 82
Gamer 2.0 Jul 01, 2004 8.2 out of 10 82
Game Informer Magazine 2004 8 out of 10 80
videogamer.com Nov 15, 2004 6 out of 10 60

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Awards

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

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Evilhead (1049) added Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising (Windows) on Dec 18, 2004