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Twin Hawk is a typical vertical scrolling shooter with a top-down view. Your goal is easy, shoot all the enemies along the way. You only get a standard gun on your plane, and no bombs. Instead of bombs you can call helper planes. These planes make a formation around you and help to shoot all enemies.

Along the way you get the chance to collect power-ups by shooting transport trucks. When these are destroyed they release a power-up. There are three types. First is the weapon upgrade, with this you get a wider and more powerful shot. Second, you get more calls for helper planes. And third are extra lives.


Twin Hawk TurboGrafx CD Those cute little trucks might contain a power up! Try blowing them up! (Kids, don't do that at home)
Twin Hawk TurboGrafx CD Me and my friends here get deployed...
Twin Hawk TurboGrafx CD Hey hey guys, good to have you around again!..
Twin Hawk TurboGrafx CD Ships and tanks of all countries, unite!..

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Alternate Titles

  • "大旋風カスタム" -- PC Engine CD spelling
  • "大旋風" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Hurricane" -- French Title (from Euro-Maintenance)
  • "Daisenpū Custom" -- PC Engine CD title
  • "Daisenpū" -- Japanese title

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Critic Reviews

Raze Genesis Apr, 1991 87 out of 100 87
Consoles Plus TurboGrafx CD Sep, 1991 76 out of 100 76
Tilt Genesis Sep, 1990 14 out of 20 70 Genesis May 31, 2007 7 out of 10 70
Defunct Games TurboGrafx-16 Oct 28, 2007 C+ 58
Power Play Genesis Aug, 1990 45 out of 100 45
Power Play TurboGrafx-16 Mar, 1991 45 out of 100 45
Zero Arcade Nov, 1989 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20


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