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Typhoon is a vertically scrolling shooter in which the player uses a space ship to kill aliens. The game has about 50 levels in changing environments, e.g. an asteroid belt, a jungle or a futuristic city. Special symbols, available at the beginning of each level, grant an extra life or one of three special upgrades (like a better weapon or a shield). The latter are only temporary.

The game features two especially dangerous enemies: indestructible, rotating plates and skulls which grant instant death when shot. The game always shows how many points are missing before getting a better rank in the high score list.


Typhoon Amiga Zone 6
Typhoon Atari ST Enemies are difficult to see on top of the rocks in zone 6
Typhoon Amiga Title screen
Typhoon Amiga Zone 4

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ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Mar, 1987 9.8 out of 12 82
Happy Computer Atari ST 1987 73 out of 100 73
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Atari ST Jun, 1987 7 out of 10 70
ATARImagazin Atari ST Sep, 1987 3 out of 6 60
Tilt Atari ST Jun, 1987 10 out of 20 50
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Oct, 1987 Unscored Unscored


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