Games you may like: Nominate for Retro Game of the Day: If you haven't noticed yet, we have a retro game of the day feature top-right of the screen wherein we feature a new retro title every single day! Except it's unbelievably slow-paced with very little challenge in design. Blades of Thunder reduces the thrills of chopper combat to that of delivering crates of Kentucky Fried Chicken to remote Indian reserves in the Canadian wilderness. The actual game design lacks any real substance and comes of amazingly bland and repetitive, and any interest left over after the first level won't last long because there's absolutely no variety from mission to mission. Now, you can vote for your favorite games and allow them to have their moment of glory. If you enjoyed playing this, then you can find similar games in the category. Initially, Blades of Thunder is impressive because it's one of the first games to employ Voxel technology on the Game Boy Advance. There's just not much to do beyond moving your craft to the right and left to avoid enemies while deploying your weapons.
The pace is plodding and the challenge is limited to that of a mini-game. I will only play it to the title screen to see if it boots and then never touch it again, so I'm not even going to pretend like I have something to say. Strafe left to right to avoid direct hits and press the A or B button to shoot your weapons. But the whole package is only half-baked, as if most of the resources went into the technical side during development. Think old-school, like Raiden or Axelay, but then dumb down the enemies and bring down the action to an unbearable crawl. Blades Of Thunder is a single title from the many , and offered for this console.
Summitsoft offered up no preliminary press for and wouldn't you know it: it stinks. Blades of Thunder may look like a sim-based game on the package, but this presentation's deceiving, as what you're getting is nothing more than a basic forward-scrolling arcade shooter in a 3D perspective. We're at the point in the Game Boy Advance's lifespan where publishers can offer up a huge assortment of bargain-priced handheld games for the system. During missions that take place over land, sea and in the air you will target key installations and secondary targets with various missiles and rockets while defending yourself from air attacks with your machineguns. A team of terrorists is planning to hijack oil reserves in the Middle East to fuel its war machine. Take command of a deadly gunship to deal Americas wraith in the steel jacketed fury of todays deadliest weapon systems.
Blades of Thunder serves up the chills instead of thrills. . The challenge becomes more difficult as more enemies are introduced on the endlessly scrolling, and ultimately boring, environments. We've played better games than this in the arcade more than 25 years ago, and frankly I wasn't impressed with a lot of those games either. Oh, this action title starts out rather promising, what with an ambitious, pseudo-3D engine to drive the action. The ground scrolls by for miles and miles with no landmarks to orient yourself - not that you could do anything with that information if it were available since you're always headed in the right direction.
World first from Trashman and yours truly. The biggest problem of Blades of Thunder is its level design, or rather, the lack of it. You have to defrost the fun out of this game but since the action never heats up you might want to consider playing this game with gloves. These missions go on far too long, since they're dragged out for miles and miles and miles with no indication on when things are going to end. As an arcade style shooter with virtual 3D graphics Blades of Thunder has potential, but the gameplay is boring and repetitive. Your gunship's tactical weapon systems include machine guns, hydra rockets and homing missiles.
Use radar to keep on top of targets and enjoye the real-time 3D graphics packed with realistic visual effects. You are the primary weapon of this force and your mission is to hunt down, attack and destroy the threats to America and the rest of the free world, utilizing the best of strategic air combat. A radar located at the bottom right of the screen will show you where the enemy is located. Blades of Thunder features 10 operation levels with air, land and sea missions, topped by elaborate boss fights. The war on terrorism is at large.
Terrorist organisations have spread worldwide and the leaders of the free world have decided to form a global anti-terror task force to strike with extreme measures at the sign of terrorist threats. Blades Of Thunder game is from the various on the site, and there are more games like this, including Blades of Steel, Power Rangers Dino Thunder and Samurai Shodown 3 - Blades of Blood. There's not much to it; it's just a matter of weaving left and right, blasting enemies as they approach. My heart to yours Pillsbury! On occasion, there will be escort portions where you'll follow a caravan to base and you'll have to protect the vehicles as they ride the rail, but other than that, this is shooting action at its most basic. The concept of using a chopper to take down a terrorist organization seems like only part of the gameplay.
Play in your browser Beta : You have the option of playing Blades of Thunder U TrashMan in your browser, right here at EmuParadise! You will take note how the game is set in the Middle East where desert and water comprise most of the relatively flat terrain. Bug amptor instead, beacuse he's OldSkool ; Enjoy the release and check out our other release from today, the broken one. To secure our freedom you must hunt down and destroy this threat before it strikes. You're so restricted in your movement that it feels like the game is on-rails which generally speaking, it is. And what's more, it's almost a challenge to die; you really have to suck to lose a life in Blades of Thunder, since it's too easy to weave out of the way of enemy fire, and their power against your craft's hull is so minimal it's like being hit with a peashooter.