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Shockwave Assault (Windows)

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Description

Shockwave Assault combines Shock Wave and its expansion Operation Jumpgate and makes them available for systems other than the 3DO for the first time.

In Shock Wave, the player takes the role of a rookie pilot, defending the Earth from an alien invasion. From the cockpit of the F-177 fighter, one shoots at the alien walkers and fighters with lasers and missiles, rearming and refueling at supply depots when necessary. The story is told with live-action cutscenes.

Operation Jumpgate continues the story with several further missions, set around the solar system.

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Shockwave Assault Windows Have I mentioned that the gun sight still turns red when target lock is achieved
Shockwave Assault Windows Playing Shockwave.
There's an introductory video in which the bad guys re seen coming towards Earth. There's rather a lot of them
Shockwave Assault Windows Changing controller types
Shockwave Assault Windows Confirmation that we're into a new game

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The Press Says

Coming Soon Magazine Feb 14, 1996 79 out of 100 79
PC Games (Germany) Jan, 1996 77 out of 100 77
Joystick (French) Feb, 1996 70 out of 100 70
High Score Mar, 1996 3 out of 5 60
Power Play Feb, 1996 57 out of 100 57
PC Player (Brazil) May, 1996 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
PC Player (Germany) Feb, 1996 29 out of 100 29

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Terok Nor (18320) added Shockwave Assault (Windows) on May 31, 2006
Other platforms contributed by Kabushi (120910) and Terok Nor (18320)