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Mercs (ZX Spectrum)

Mercs ZX Spectrum Load screen. Appears very briefly

MISSING COVER

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Description

Mercs is a shoot 'em up influenced by Ikari Warriors. You are an anti-terrorism soldier, and must rescue a former President from a Central African revolutionary gang.

You run through each of the 8 levels, which primarily scroll horizontally, shooting everyone before they can shoot you. At times you will have to shoot trees and other scenery to progress.

Finding strategic placings is important, especially as you can't shoot while on water. Most of the time you are on foot, but at times you can hijack vehicles of shot foes. There are improved weapons, smart bombs and energy recharges to collect. Each of the 8 levels ends with a large vehicle requiring multiple shots to destroy.

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Mercs ZX Spectrum Nearly there...
Mercs ZX Spectrum One or two players
Mercs ZX Spectrum I'm moving now. I seem to have a more powerful gun than anyone else, which is good.
Mercs ZX Spectrum I need to shoot the crate, kill the bad guys, and collect the contents

Alternate Titles

  • "戦場の狼Ⅱ" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Wolf of the Battlefield: MERCS" -- Wii title
  • "Senjō no Ōkami II" -- Japanese title

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The Press Says

Computer and Video Games (CVG) Jun, 1991 87 out of 100 87
Crash! Jun, 1991 86 out of 100 86
Your Sinclair Jul, 1991 75 out of 100 75

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Trivia

Game was also released in Capcom Generations from PlayStation, it is straight conversion from arcade. The game is on the third disk of collection.
Kabushi (120742) added Mercs (ZX Spectrum) on Dec 19, 2004
Other platforms contributed by FatherJack (32144), Johnny "ThunderPeel2001" Walker (419), Martin Smith (63162), gamewarrior (5067), drewbar (1084) and *Katakis* (37741)