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Description

Sonic Boom is an arcade game shoot 'em up with a vertically-scrolling perspective in which the player is a US pilot, armed with the super-powerful Sonic Boom aircraft. Players must face six levels of cannon-fodder enemies in order to prevent the world being destroyed, but has 5 continues with 3 lives each to make use of. There is a boss at the end of each level which must be beaten in a time limit in order to progress. Most enemies are aircraft, but there are also tanks, trains, and turret installations to wipe out. Defeated waves of enemies reveal improved weaponry and other bonuses.

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Sonic Boom Amstrad CPC Loading screen.
Sonic Boom ZX Spectrum Picked up a wingman power up
Sonic Boom Atari ST Destroying an aircraft carrier
Sonic Boom Amstrad CPC Let's go.

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Critic Reviews

The Games Machine (UK) Atari ST Jun, 1990 79 out of 100 79
The Games Machine (UK) Amiga Jun, 1990 78 out of 100 78
The Games Machine (UK) ZX Spectrum Jun, 1990 76 out of 100 76
The Games Machine (UK) Commodore 64 Jun, 1990 64 out of 100 64
Sinclair User ZX Spectrum Jun, 1990 60 out of 100 60
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Jun, 1990 53 out of 100 53
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Jun, 1990 52 out of 100 52
Amiga Action Amiga Jul, 1990 49 out of 100 49
Power Play Amiga Jul, 1990 46 out of 100 46
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Apr, 1990 4 out of 12 33

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