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P47 Thunderbolt (ZX Spectrum)

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The P-47 was one of the toughest planes in use in World War 2, and this side-scrolling shoot 'em up puts you in control of one as you take on hordes of Nazis. 16-bit versions have a simultaneous 2-player mode, as well as the ability to wrap-around the game with increased difficulty up to 4 times.

You are initially armed with a machine gun, but can also pick up bombs, spray missiles and multi-missiles by picking up the appropriate letter. Each weapon can be upgraded by picking up further tokens of the same type. Tokens offering extra lives and speed-ups are also on offer.


P47 Thunderbolt ZX Spectrum A little tape management
P47 Thunderbolt ZX Spectrum Game Over.
From here the player is taken back to the Game Options menu
P47 Thunderbolt ZX Spectrum Control options
P47 Thunderbolt ZX Spectrum Main menu

Alternate Titles

  • "P-47: The Freedom Fighter" -- In-game title

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Critic Reviews

Your Sinclair Mar, 1990 79 out of 100 79
Sinclair User Mar, 1990 76 out of 100 76
Crash! Mar, 1990 71 out of 100 71


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Martin Smith (63054) added P47 Thunderbolt (ZX Spectrum) on Feb 13, 2005
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