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aka: Senjō no Ōkami II, Wolf of the Battlefield: MERCS

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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.


  • 戦場の狼Ⅱ - Japanese spelling

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Capcom Generations

Game was also released in Capcom Generations from PlayStation, it is straight conversion from arcade. The game is on the third disk of collection.


  • Commodore Format
    • October 1995 (Issue 61) – The Bottom 10 Games of all Time

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  • MobyGames ID: 11939


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Game added by Johnny "ThunderPeel2001" Walker.

Arcade added by FatherJack. ZX Spectrum added by Kabushi. Genesis, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST added by Martin Smith. Wii added by gamewarrior. SEGA Master System added by drewbar. Commodore 64 added by Katakis | カタキス.

Additional contributors: Kohler 86, Martin Smith, j.raido 【雷堂嬢太朗】, Mejs, Lance Boyle, FatherJack.

Last modified February 22nd, 2023.