is a top-down run-and-gun game released by Capcom
in 1985. Originally an arcade game, it was later ported to a wide range of game consoles, including the Atari 2600
, Nintendo Entertainment System
, Commodore 64
, and ZX Spectrum
. In this game, you control a soldier (nameless in the original version, but called "Super Joe" in some international versions) who is dropped off in a jungle and has to shoot and bomb his way through enemy territory.
It had two sequels: Mercs
, released in 1989, and Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando 3
, released in 2008. Both sequels featured cooperative play for up to three players.
Tropes used in Commando: