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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 Player character selection; there are males & female characters, with various outfits and equipment. Here is a rebel woman sniper.
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 Each player also has a 'radio' interface with predefined words to call out to the others, by the character. (there is also a text chat)
In the background, the waypoints are seen on the HUD.

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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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Critic Reviews

PC Powerplay Mar, 2005 89 out of 100 89
PC Games (Germany) Jul 14, 2004 85 out of 100 85
Game Over Online Jul 30, 2004 83 out of 100 83
GameSpot Jun 22, 2004 8.2 out of 10 82
Super Play (Sweden) Aug, 2004 8 out of 10 80
Game Informer Magazine 2004 8 out of 10 80
IGN Jun 17, 2004 7.6 out of 10 76
Gaming Nexus Jun 24, 2004 B 75
Joystick (French) Sep, 2004 7 out of 10 70
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 (1185) added Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising (Windows) on Dec 18, 2004