Video Game / Commando
(Senjou no Ookami) 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 (unnamed in the game, but identified as "Super Joe" in the promotional flyer) who is dropped off in a jungle and has to shoot and bomb his way through enemy territory.
It had two sequels: Mercs
(aka Senjō no Ōkami 2
), released in 1989, and Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando 3
, released in 2008. Both sequels featured cooperative play for up to three players.
Not to be confused with Ōkami
or the similarly-named flash game series
Tropes used in Commando: