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Romset and name:
othundero Operation Thunderbolt (World)
Manufacturer:
Taito Corporation Japan
Year:
Genre:
Shooter
Category:
Shooter / Gun
Serie:
Operation Wolf
Driver source:
Language:
English
Similar games:
Input / Controls
Players:
Up to 2 players (solo, 2 concurrents)
Input:
Stick
Buttons / keys:
Coins:
Cabinet:
-
Free-play:
Not supported
Rankings
Avarage user rating:
AntoPISA BestGame:
-
MASH All-Time:
-
Video
Display:
320x240@60 Hz, CRT 15kHz
Orientation:
Horizontal
Scrolling:
Unknown
Colors:
-
CPU:
Motorola MC68000, Zilog Z80
Audio
Sound:
Audio chips:
Speaker, Volume Filter, YM2610 OPNB
Romset
First release:
Mame 0.176 released on jul-27 2016
Last release:
Mame 0.216 released on nov-27 2019
Clone of:
othunder Operation Thunderbolt (World, rev 1)
Bios:
Not required
Use rom of:
-
Use sample of:
-
Previous romset:
othunder Operation Thunderbolt (World, rev 1)
New romset:
None
Files
Dump:
GOOD
Required files:
Status
OVERALL:
GOOD
Emulation:
Good
Graphic:
Good
Color:
Good
Sound:
Good
Cocktail:
Good
Protection:
Good
Save state:
Supported
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  • Arcade Video game published 31 years ago:

    Operation Thunderbolt © 1988 Taito Corp.

    Terrorists have seized a passenger airplane and will execute all the hostages if their demands are not met. It is up to the veteran soldier known as 'Lone Wolf' to return to action and rescue those hostages before time runs out. Thankfully you are not alone on this mission, so bring a friend and have a blast by blasting the enemies into oblivion!

    TECHNICAL
    Prom Stickers: B67

    Main CPU: Motorola 68000
    Sound CPU: Zilog Z80
    Sound Chips: Yamaha YM2610

    Players: 2
    Control: Lightgun
    Buttons: 2
    → Shoot, Grenade

    TRIVIA
    Operation Thunderbolt was released in December 1988. The game's plot is loosely based on a real life incident known as 'Operation Entebbe' which consisted of the hijacking of Air France Flight 139 which took place in June 27, 1976 and ended on July 4, 1976. One year later, Menahem Golam directed a movie based on the incident called 'Mivtsa Yonatan'. Coincidentally the English title of the film is called 'Operation Thunderbolt'.

    UPDATES
    Two different versions were released in US; the new one features some changed texts (during introduction).

    SERIES
    • Operation Wolf (1987)
    • Operation Thunderbolt (1988)
    • Operation Wolf 3 (1994)
    • Operation Tiger (1998)

    STAFF
    Project reader: Masaki Ogata
    Game designers: Junji Yarita, Hiroyuki Sakou
    Game programmers: Daisuke Sasaki, Akira Ootsuki, Youzou Koma, Tatsuo Nakamura, Shinji Soyano
    Music composer: Spratter. A
    Sound editers: Masahiko Takaki, Kazuyuki Onui, Yasuko Yamada
    Character designers: Junji Yarita, Yoshihiko Wakita, Minori Ishino, Taira Sanuki, Hisakazu Katoh
    PCB designer: Takashi Ohara
    Mechanical designer: Itsuji Yamada
    Cabinet designer: Atushi Iwaoka
    Art designers: Hiroyasu Nagai, Osamu Matsuura

    PORTS
    • CONSOLES:
    Amstrad GX4000 [EU] (1990)
    [US] Nintendo SNES (oct.1994) "Operation Thunderbolt [Model SNS-36]"
    [EU] Microsoft XBOX (oct.14, 2005) "Taito Legends"
    [EU] Sony PS2 (oct.14, 2005) "Taito Legends [Model SLES-53438]"
    [US] Microsoft XBOX (oct.25, 2005) "Taito Legends"
    [US] Sony PS2 (oct.25, 2005) "Taito Legends [Model SLUS-21122]"
    [KO] Sony PS2 (jul.18, 2006) "Taito Legends [Model SLKA-15056]"
    [JP] Sony PS2 (jan.25, 2007) "Taito Memories II Joukan [Model SLPM-66649]"

    • COMPUTERS:
    [EU] Amstrad CPC (1989)
    [EU] Sinclair ZX Spectrum (1989)
    [EU] Commodore Amiga (1989)
    [EU] Atari ST (1989) by Ocean
    [US] Commodore C64 [EU] (1990)
    Amstrad CPC+ [EU] (1990)
    [EU] Atari ST (1991) by Hit Squad
    [EU] PC [MS Windows, CD-ROM] (oct.14, 2005) "Taito Legends"
    [US] PC [MS Windows, CD-ROM] (nov.10, 2005) "Taito Legends"

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