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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 Amstrad CPC Level 6
P47 Thunderbolt Amstrad CPC A power-up
P47 Thunderbolt Amstrad CPC Game Over
P47 Thunderbolt Amstrad CPC Statistics

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P47 Thunderbolt Screenshot
P47 Thunderbolt Screenshot
P47 Thunderbolt Concept Art
P47 Thunderbolt Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "P-47: The Phantom Fighter" -- International in-game title
  • "P-47: The Freedom Fighter" -- Japanese in-game title
  • "アーケードアーカイブス P-47" -- Japanese PS4 / Switch spelling
  • "Arcade Archives: P-47" -- PS4 / Switch title

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Tilt Mar, 1990 16 out of 20 80


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Kabushi (250671) added P47 Thunderbolt (Amstrad CPC) on Nov 27, 2005
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