Turrican II: The Final Fight (2024)

Kalsolar 2024-02-23Turrican II: The Final Fight (2) (8/10)

A tougher task than the first Turrican but an amazing job by the programmers given the hardware. Another stellar achievement but I just wish it wasn't quite so punishing compared to the original.

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hazzard 2024-01-25Turrican II: The Final Fight (4) (10/10)

Everything about this game just oozes quality, showmanship, class and finesse. A technical masterpiece for the C64 in every sense of the word. Gigantic levels, incredible music, stunning visuals and MASSIVE end of level bosses which will blow your mind - this game had it all, and really showcased what the humble C64 could do when the right developers were involved.
I managed to complete this game as a kid which was an enormous challenge but I kept coming back for more just to experience it all again and again and again. Quite simply, a superb C64 title.

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Thelead 2023-12-08Turrican II: The Final Fight (5) (10/10)

An astonishing update to an already incredible game, T2 is the ultimate arcade game on the 64. Huge levels, shooter sections, huge bosses. AN essential c64 title.

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compnded 2023-12-01Turrican II: The Final Fight (6) (8/10)

What can be said that hasn't been said about a game that genuinely surpasses what can reasonably be expected on the hardware. Superb immersive environments and full on action including even SEU stages. Very playable but with all the power ups and weapons available the game is too damn easy.

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Ralphwantsit 2023-11-29Turrican II: The Final Fight (8) (6/10)

I have to admit that this is far better on the Amiga ( Sorry) ... Still an amazing game but for me its an Amiga game..

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Frightmare 2023-01-31Turrican II: The Final Fight (10) (10/10)

Technically even more impressive than the first one, and also the graphics were even better. Everything was pushed to the maximum, with incredible end of level bosses and a lot of inventive stuff. The space ship sections were a nice touch and very well done, with the crazy scrolling and all. Maybe the first one had a better atmosphere and more intriguing settings, still this one is a work of art and the ending sequence was jaw-dropping.

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robin hogg 2023-01-11Turrican II: The Final Fight (12) (10/10)

A technical tour de force and a fantastic game to boot

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Komek 2022-09-19Turrican II: The Final Fight (14) (10/10)

This game is timeless and awesome Turrican II: The Final Fight (15)

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Commraym 2022-05-20Turrican II: The Final Fight (17) (9/10)

Blissful memories of coming home from school, playing a bit of this and a little later, my mam calling me for dinner. Oh, how'd love to go back to those times. RIP mam. :-(

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Sternhammer 2021-07-17Turrican II: The Final Fight (18) (10/10)

A strong contender for technically the best game to appear on the platform. It squeezes every last drop from the C64. Its not just the amazing graphics, sound, music, level design, intro and ending that make it special though. Its also one of the most playable games on the C64.
I personally found it as hard as nails (despite some others here obviously being more adept than me at this style of game saying it was on the easy side) but it definitely has that I must keep going to see the end and it is a fantastic ending, feel to it.
Definitely in my all time top 10 on the C64. An absolute masterpiece by Trenz and Escher. Just about as perfect as you could hope for given the limitations of the C64.

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m3m 2019-09-12Turrican II: The Final Fight (19) (10/10)

One of the best games for the C64 ever. I own it on both tape and disk and must have completed the game at least 15 times(would take me a lot of time to repeat that now).

Disk version is good because it has the high-score saver. I fired up my C64 after a break of 15 years and just watching the intro brought back so many memories of playing this great game.

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yaztromo 2014-12-20Turrican II: The Final Fight (21) (7/10)

My first Turrican game was Mega Turrican on the MD. I feel a little spoilt by it because the versions on C64 and Amiga have worse controls, mainly due to Joystick + only one fire button.

Also the enemies often feel like more of a memory test than actual skill.

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mattcymru3 2014-06-28

I enjoyed it when I was 10.. I completed it.. With the cheat I imagine.. Even then it was hard..

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mattcymru3 2014-06-14

When I re-bought this I couldnt believe how hard it is !!

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Emperor Roscoe 2014-02-05Turrican II: The Final Fight (22) (9/10)

Put just a little time into either Turrican game and you'll complete them. Usually that's the kiss of death for a game, but Turrican 2 practically begs you to start over again, if only to see those giant bosses and re-experience the 3 shoot em up stages in the middle of the game.

This still makes the cut almost 25 years later.

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inphanta 2012-11-06

The first game was excellent, but this was even better. If you didn't have a Turrican game, you simply did not deserve to own a Commodore 64! 10/10

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Ultrapep 2012-08-01

I still play this game from time to time, and the technical wizardry is still very impressive.
Huge levels, great (and fast!) shmup sections and improvements on the original gameplay and structure create a timeless classic for the C64.
Difficult, but that's what you want as it creates longevity in the game...

Superb and a bona fide classic!

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Scout79 2012-07-29Turrican II: The Final Fight (23) (10/10)

Undisputed 10 out of 10 in every category. C64 at its finest.

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theeviltwin 2011-11-05

I was back then ( and still am) amazed how this game fitted in to the RAM of this little machine (even if some memory of the floppy drive was also "miss"used :-)
Clearly a work of a c64-master.

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Impaler_26 2011-10-24Turrican II: The Final Fight (25) (10/10)

The best C64 game ever and one of my all time favorites!!! Turrican II: The Final Fight (26)

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ezzmond 2011-01-30Turrican II: The Final Fight (27) (10/10)

This was the first C64 game I ever completed, I remember being so proud of myself I phoned my nan to tell her (i was only 10 at the time), anyway... Stunning graphics and a soundtrack I still whistle today. Love it. Got my house mate playing this last summer after he came in and saw me playing it on my old commodore. Spent all night trying to finish it again. How many of todays games will still be worth a play in twenty years time? Turrican II: The Final Fight (28)

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Giana Brother 2010-09-08Turrican II: The Final Fight (30) (10/10)

If only Manfred Trenz and Andreas Escher could have been cloned to work on every game of this type (and a few others) All the failed arcade conversions, All the poor Amiga to C64 conversions.
Woulda coulda shoulda , Ah well...

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Bob24232 2010-06-17

Never a 2d shoot em up fan but this really sucked me in as a kid. Pure genius compared to the crud that gets put out on machines infinitely more powerful. If only Bill Gates had worked for Commodore.

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nikkigirl21 2010-03-04Turrican II: The Final Fight (32) (9/10)

I could not believe the graphics in this game. Is this the C64? Imagine starting out creating games with simple graphics, which is expected of the C64, and pushing the bar (and limitations) of the C64 for a game like Turrican. I say this, and I mean it 100%. I don't know why there were not more programmers/graphic artists of the caliber used for creating this game, but I can say confidently that if more games like this were created for the C64 early on, it would still be around today. Popular 16-bit consoles (you know who they are) have nothing on this game.

Turrican II is sheer amazement.

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Dan Locke 2009-11-04Turrican II: The Final Fight (33) (9/10)

It's not a port, it's the original version.

Also, it's (in my opinion) the best C64 game ever made. You'd think that it would take a 16-bit console to handle the huge levels and multitude of sprites, but the C64 does it all on its own! And it's really fun to play, too, unlike some technically advanced games that had good graphics and not much else.

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critty 2009-10-12Turrican II: The Final Fight (35) (8/10)

Incredible 64 port. Runs just as good as the Amiga port. Turrican II: The Final Fight (36)

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Emperor Roscoe 2009-05-21Turrican II: The Final Fight (37) (9/10)

Didn't think Trenz could improve on Turrican, but he did. The insanely fast horizontal shooter sections blew my mind as a kid. Out of this world.

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Pedro Lambrini 2008-10-20Turrican II: The Final Fight (39) (9/10)

It really is the closest game to perfect I have played - Awesome!

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gonzouk 2008-05-26Turrican II: The Final Fight (40) (10/10)

One of the best C64 games of all time

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Nothing 2008-05-02Turrican II: The Final Fight (41) (10/10)

Turrican 2. The final fight:

+ "over the limit de luxe" graphics.
+ superb music and sfx.
+ huge and long.
+ a breathtaking mixture of technical magnificence, programming artwork and frantic action.

- slight graphical bugs.
- could be a bit more difficult (it's a bit too generous with extra lives)

10/10

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MisterDJC 2008-04-19

Great game, still love it.

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burminator 2008-03-28

Very, very good. Some minor graphical bugs though.

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lobogris_1976 2008-03-21Turrican II: The Final Fight (43) (10/10)

One of the best platform-arcade games of all times. Turrican II: The Final Fight (44) 10/10

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MotherHen 2007-11-25Turrican II: The Final Fight (46) (10/10)

Awesome graphics.
Awesome sound.
Massive bosses.
Super choice of weapons.

Not bad for £3.99.

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Steve Wilkins 2007-06-22Turrican II: The Final Fight (49) (10/10)

One of the last C64 games I bought. Saw the Amiga-version at a friend of mine, who has this machine just a few days...
Fell in love with it!
Because I don't have an Amiga that time, I've got it for the C64. Great stuff! One of the best 64 games ever! Turrican II: The Final Fight (50)

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esa 2007-04-13

The soundtrack is uninspired, worse than part one.

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mailhunter 2007-03-14Turrican II: The Final Fight (52) (8/10)

All I can say here: PLAY IT!

(also part 1!!!)

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Thunder.Bird 2007-02-05Turrican II: The Final Fight (54) (10/10)

Technically great, music fits well, graphic is outstanding! The "Katakis" part really kicks ass. Compare with Metal Dust... Turrican II: The Final Fight (55)

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pride64 2006-12-09Turrican II: The Final Fight (56) (10/10)

Masterpiece!!! Turrican II: The Final Fight (57)

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Roger Frames 2006-11-12Turrican II: The Final Fight (59) (10/10)

A work of art really.
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Paul db 2006-09-10Turrican II: The Final Fight (62) (9/10)

It's so cool. I played for like 5 hours, and I needed to take a sh*t and after that when I wanted to continu playing, the ' magic' of the game was just missing, and I never played it again, will the last time I played it was yesterday, but still.
I never even grew-up in the C64 years, when you were playing with it in the eighties, I wasn't even born so... And how I ever got the idea for using a commodore, that I forgot. Anyway the begin image looks a bit like metallica. Turrican II: The Final Fight (63)

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jazzIII 2006-02-12

When I saw turrican2 at amiga... I beg my father to buy me an amiga... After a couple years, I found somehow C64 version... Totally perfect...

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stooart 2006-01-05Turrican II: The Final Fight (64) (9/10)

Even better than the first amazing game, better GFX, sound and even level design. The best just got better and this was the pinnacle of the commy's hard long life. Long live the C64! Turrican II: The Final Fight (65) Turrican II: The Final Fight (66) Turrican II: The Final Fight (67)

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The Alchemist 2005-10-12

When I first got this game, I honestly didn't believe it was gonna be any good! How wrong I was. It cant be compared 2 the Amiga version of course, but it is the best platform shoot em up on the 64. Great stuff!!!

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maxpower 2005-07-02

This is great for a 64 game but the Amiga version was miles better in *all* respects

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mkreku 2005-06-13Turrican II: The Final Fight (68) (10/10)

I honestly believe this is the peak of the Commodore 64: there can't be a better game than Turrican 2 on that platform! Trenz & Escher finally got it all together in this game; great graphics, fantastic levels (both huge and varied), relentless action and some of the most impressive end-bosses ever. It took me a while to beat it, but when I finally did, I was greeted by one of the best ending sequences I ever saw on the Commodore 64. A truly amazing achievement!

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c.a.t. 2005-02-14Turrican II: The Final Fight (69) (10/10)

The kodex of the legendary games on C64?We found the Turricans(all parts)in the first page on it. Unbelievable graphic, huge levels to explore, great music(better than Elvis... I think. ) and sound FX. What can I say?Oh... Yeah. The 10 points, right?It's fair(just one problem:the game's difficulty. Too easy(for me, but I not a professional gamer!)). TURRICAN 2. TFF:The art of the action games. Try it!

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habib23q 2004-12-15Turrican II: The Final Fight (71) (9/10)

To me I bought this game way bak in 1991 as soon as it got released. Even though I finished it within 2 days of solid gameplaying I still look at this game as being 1 of the best ALL TIME C64 games not only for its sheer size and technical merits but just cos its simply awesome!!

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The Dark Prince 2004-11-01Turrican II: The Final Fight (73) (10/10)

Uninspiring? What the hell do you want then? This game has everything, stunning graphics, fast moving sprites and brilliant sound. The levels are huge and very enjoyable to scroll, the bosses are well designed and the game just rocked my world. There are few games that can match the sheer quality of this title.

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Lasafrog 2004-09-05

This was very uninspiring to me, like it's predecessor. I wish I understood the hype, but this game is too ambitious for the C-64 in my humble opinion.

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Mike Travis 2004-08-03

Superlative! Multiple powerups, a variety of player attacks, sprawling non-linear levels with huge hidden areas, three styles of gameplay, lush graphics - this bitch had it all. (Worth checking out Mega Turrican on the Sega Genesis if you need MORE!)

Shaun Bebbington 2004-07-20

Turrican II is simply one bad ass mother ****er of a game.

Brian Andersen 2004-07-11

I remember this game as one of my favourite games to the C64! At the time this game was made, you couldn't belive how much this game pushed the C64's abilities. I'm 30 years old now and I still love to think back to the good old day's, when I was taken a day off from school, just so I could play this gem! SUPERB!!!

Gorkur 2004-02-09

I've tried it on the Amiga, Spectrum, the old DOS version and I even tried Super Turrican for NES.
The C64 versions are simply the best

Gorkur 2004-02-09

I've tried it on the Amiga, Spectrum, the old DOS version and I even tried Super Turrican for NES.
The C64 versions are simply the best

Sinclair3 2004-02-06

Turrican II is a great game in each version.

Gorkur 2004-01-08

Ahhh... This game was just too good to be true.
Bought both this and the first one at the same time, and spent a lot of time playing them.
They were simply the best C64 games I ever played an I still play them now in 2004

Monty 2003-12-22

I know I played this game 12-15 hours/day and need 2 days to finished it.It was an absolut great adventure to fight along all levels.

I think part 1 was better but part 2 ist even an absolut brilliant game.
10/10.

there is an complete video-walkthrough of this game (part 1 too) of my site
www.c64-longplays.de.vu

Predseda 2003-12-11

No. Commodore 64 was not powerful enough for this game. Amiga version is the best of the best. Sorry C64, you have your Cybernoid, but Turrican II. Was the reason why I sold you.

clyde 2003-12-01

This games rules...

Vip 2003-11-28

As with its predecessor, technically stunning, and the game at the time was one of the best out there. I preferred the Amiga version, though, as it had Chris Huelsbeck's fabulous soundtrack throughout the game. But Manfred Trenz still managed to be incredibly to the Amiga version, only forced to leave out the music because of memory problems. Again, people claiming that this game has no substance or unimpressive graphics, have no ideas about what a C64 actually IS and what its limitations are. My only complaint would be that it is slightly on the easy side, but that's really it. A tremendous experience, and my thumbs are right where they should be... UP!

Peeko 2003-11-21

Undoubtedly the greatest game ever on the C64 - end of...

Madoc 2003-11-17

The best.
kneel in front of manfred trenz genius...
i remember when i first reached the shoot'em up levels... What an awe!!!
i'll probably never found a game to love as much as this one...

Shunichiro 2003-10-23

Just like its predecessor. All hype, no substance. This couldn't keep me playing. I found it so dull. I wasn't impressed by the graphics nor the music. There are lots of better examples of visual and aural skill than this.

JWH 2003-10-16

How can possibly the mostly technically excellent games ever produced for 64 gain a score of less than 9??!!! This game was and is quality throughout - you can't like C64 and not appreciate the genius of this...

robert rooney18 2003-09-23

This is the C64 at its best wow UNREAL miss playing good games like this

Amlugil 2003-09-15

Hehe, (caps)great game(/caps), I think it was the ancestor of Dan Hibiki roll'n roll in some way... Turrican II: The Final Fight (75)
Hey guys... What about that (caps)huge and very badn(/caps) final level boss? It goes out of my screen...
Ah OK, (caps)big game=big boss... (/caps)...
way to go!

Zam 2003-08-13

When I had this about 10 years ago, I thought this game had the best graphics ever (on c64).

DeAdLy_cOoKiE 2003-07-22

Absolute classic, pure perfection (from germany). Be sure to play the Amiga version. Chris Hulsbeck is a genius.

TWR 2003-07-01

It was great on the Amiga. If you have a copy of this and want to share it with me then mail [emailprotected]

mhr 2003-06-17

The best C64 game forever...

Little Andy 2003-05-21

Absolutely amazing. One of the very best C64 games.

Mike 2003-04-04

Arguably one of the best C64 games, if not one of the best games of all time.

Turrican 2 takes the games player to a whole new level of enjoyment from its predecessor (a mangnificent game in its own right). Every fault in the first installment has been addressed and every aspect of the game tweaked to perfection.

The Commodore version is a fantastic achievement with brilliantly drawn backgrounds and highly detailed sprites. The 8-way scrolling has to be seen to be believed and is only bettered by the Amiga version.

There is no other 8-bit game that offers the unique hybrid of exploration and shoot 'em up action. If you haven't played this game, you don't deserve a C64!

Paul D 2003-02-03

What a fantasic shoot - em - up. I never played a game to death as much as Turrican. Completed it atleast a dozen times and never tired of going back trying to find new stuff. Manfred Trenz was the man. It had everything. From Commodore to Sega megadrive to playstation to PC nothing has hit the nail like this classic.

Geeman 2003-01-24

Mina gut god --- this game is such a bad ass, the sound rocks the level design's are mint, how come games nowday pale in this beasts shadow..
I failed my GCSE's cause of this dam game..

Skippy 2003-01-17

In many ways this was the ultimate platform shoot 'em-up. Visually and sonically, it was unmatched - I can still recall every single tune in the game with ease (especially the astounding title track). The core platforming sections are as playable as they are massive, augmented by a side-scrolling section that knocks R-Type, X-Out and even Denaris into a co*cked hat. Let down only by its easiness, this is a must-play for any action fan.

Xara 2002-12-16

I love this game! Used to play it all the time, even beat it a few times and I still like it! Great graphics, great fun, great music, great game play.. It was great!

kobotronic 2002-11-10

FUN! Great gameplay, nice graphics. Comes very close to the technical splendor of Mayhem in Monsterland, but oozes of atmosphere and state of the art 8-bit design. I love the intro too, lovely supersharp hirez artwork.

Roland 2002-10-14

What I can say?
Legend of all games.
Fantastic play, Fantastic Music, Fantastic graphic.

Jarek 2002-08-18

The best game-10/10

Paul 2002-08-17

Is it possible to surpass the original masterpiece? Oh yes. Only a stroke of genius can produce a game of this calibre. This game is a C64 legend. No game has even come close to giving me this much excitement in terms of graphic splender, sonic delights and towering gameplay. A remarkable achievement in every respect. A work of 8-bit art.

retrogamez.co.uk 2002-07-30

The best C64 game ever. Bar none. This game is to the C64, what Sonic is to Sega, and Mario is to the Nintendo. Forget the rest, play this.

Martin Källqvist 2002-07-26

Turrican 2 to C-64 is a great game but the Amiga version is even better!

Matteo 2002-07-15

Many people find it good... I really think it's unplayable... There are many better games around. But this is just my point of view.

kenny45000 2002-06-26

Great Great and Great game that ever made ond this computer.

Mar 2002-06-22

One of the best games on the C64 for sure. The music and graphics were amazing, and the gameplay was awesome. If you havn't played this, then it's almost the same as Metroid. I can never decide which game is better though... They both do this style so well. Absolutely tonnes of secrets to find... Turrican 2 was a bit more diverse though I would say. With the side scrolling shoot em up section that just blew my mind. Racing through tight areas at a billion kilometres an hour. Then facing that boss with twin gattling guns. The music is so perfect for that bit, the sounds of the guns even seem to blend with the music and create some kind of drum beat... Don't be put off by the crappy Turrican games on the Megadrive and SNES. The original Turricans (one and two) are great games and don't just rely on the shooter element. Play this game if you havn't already!!

Pero 2002-06-14

This game is one of the best C64 games ever made!

Rob 2002-04-24

This should be rated 9. 9. Terrific detailed graphics, smooth animation and great gameplay and you never knew what was coming next. Streets ahead of the Amiga version. Play it-You won't be dissapointed.

Roberto 2002-04-20

6. 9 is too low. Turrican 2 is the BEST game ever. Vote... Vote... Vote... 10!

Toggle 2002-02-11

One of the best games ever. Technically brilliant with great grafics. Unfortunately the musics aren't that good (I'm not saying they are bad though!).

Roy 2002-02-03

?? Why is this game rated so low by all you people?? A leap ahead of the original, although in my opinion the music is worse... It gets my vote as the best C64 game ever. It really pushed the C64 to its limits. Best 8-bit game ever?

Paul 2002-02-01

What can I say more?
This is definitely one of the C64 finest games
ever. The music and sound effects are top
quality, the graphics superb, but what sets
it in its own class is its playability.
This is really a good game to play,
with lots of surprises.
Every part of the game breathes quality,
every detail is very well done.
Now and then I run the game just for
the title screen which has awesome music
and pleasing visual effects.
Somehow the music doesn't sound good
on an emulator, even on my original
64 I have to clean boot this game to
get the best sound, but the title
music is worth it.

The in-game music is a work of art,
for it often uses only 2 voices with a third
reserved for sound effects. I'm still amased
how they could get that music from only 2
voices.

Superb!

Craig Grannell 2002-01-27

Far, far too easy, but still one of the best C64 games ever, due to its playability, excellent graphics and pumping soundtrack on the shoot-'em-up stages. I actually still prefer this to the 'sequels' on Amiga and SNES...

Paul Brooks 2002-01-16

I agree with alex that this game, along with the Turrican are without doubt the best games on the C64, and may I be bold as to say their is only a couple of rivals on any platform, including the PC. It astounded me with it's graphics, explosions, exploration, hidden secrets and the weapons where awesome. I don't finish a game unless it has something special to offer and the turricans games, (not the 3rd installment on the amiga) are the benchmarks game wise that programmers even now should aiming to better.

Alex Aslanidis 2001-12-31

This, according to my opinion, is the best ever C64 game. It combines massive playability, with technical perfection. The graphics are AWESOME and the levels are huge. Platform shoot-em-ups were never this good. With 5 different worlds to conquer, amazing parallax scrolling, ultra-big baddies, underwater sections, a blindingly fast left-to-right shoot-em-up section, and many many other features, this is as good as it gets...

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