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Mr. Heli takes place in the year 2999 and Mr. Muddy is threatening the planet. Fortunately the player has a fully armed large helicopter with which to attack his sadistic minions. The helicopter will fly through four side-view levels, primarily scrolling left to right but with some variant, each of which ends with a boss.

As well as enemies, there are many blocks on the levels. The weapon upgrade system is build into these, which function in two different ways. Most will drop crystals, which if collected are added to a cash total. The others reveal a picture of a weapon with a price - make contact with it while carrying enough credits and the weapon will be bought. When the energy bar runs out the player loses a life. When this happens the player loses all money.


Battle Chopper Atari ST Ready to go
Battle Chopper Amstrad CPC Title
Battle Chopper Amstrad CPC Boulders rise out of the water
Battle Chopper Arcade Title screen (US)

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Battle Chopper Magazine Advertisement

Alternate Titles

  • "ミスターヘリの大冒険" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Mr. Heli no Daibōken" -- Japanese title
  • "Mr. Heli" -- European title

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Joystick (French) TurboGrafx-16 Feb, 1990 91 out of 100 91
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amstrad CPC Aug, 1989 86 out of 100 86
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Aug, 1989 83 out of 100 83
Crash! ZX Spectrum Oct, 1989 76 out of 100 76
The Games Machine (UK) Commodore 64 Oct, 1989 76 out of 100 76
The Games Machine (UK) Amstrad CPC Oct, 1989 68 out of 100 68
Games Preview Amiga Aug, 1989 65 out of 100 65
The Games Machine (UK) Amiga Oct, 1989 64 out of 100 64
Retro Archives ZX Spectrum Apr 19, 2019 6 out of 20 30
Your Sinclair Arcade Apr, 1988 Unscored Unscored


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Windows release

The game was one of the eighteen arcade games included in the compilation Irem Arcade Hits.


  • Power Play
    • Issue 01/1991 - Best Turbografx-16 Game in 1990

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