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AtariST

Blazing Thunder

Blazing Thunder
GenreShoot em Up
Developer / PublisherPAL Developments
Released1991
Media1 x disk
Rating
Graphics:7.5
Sound:7.0
Gameplay:8.0
Overall:8.0
Reviewed byndial
Blazing Thunder is a top-view vertical scrolling shoot em up (much alike Ikari Warriors) which offers plenty of levels to go through along with plenty of shooting and fun to play. Released in 1991 for the 16bit home micro-computers, the Amiga and Atari ST and also for the 8bit Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum.
 
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Blazing ThunderIn contrast to the Ikari Warriors series, the player here is in a tank instead of going around on foot! Kill all the bazooka-toting baddies that emerge from hiding places or enter the screen in waves. You can do this by either shooting them or running them over with your tank. Not that you're invulnerable of course, as the enemy forces are armed to the teeth with a lot of rather heaver weaponry, also including tanks, planes, helicopters and huge armored personnel carriers! Obstacles of the scenery (such as rocks, pits, electric fences, rivers etc) often block your path and some need to be destroyed in order for you to go further. Once you clear the level you will be -of course- confronted by a big boss!
Blazing Thunder is as playable as you'd expect, and hard enough to be addictive too.
This is a quite fun ST shooter game to own.

Technically, this Atari ST version could be considered as mediocre in terms of controls, but the funny thing is that it features very colorful and well done graphics. The game here runs slower when compared to the Amiga version. When I first played this game, I was so amazed by the graphics which offered some great details as the game progress (especially the backgrounds and the explosions!), that I forgot about the loose controls and the high level of difficulty. Most of the enemy sprites are pretty big too! Note that the ST version runs in its default 16 screen-colors (no dithering and the like here) whilst the Amiga version offers 32 colors and runs smoother.
Sonically the game features a nice introductory tune, but the in gameplay sound is bad I think as the SFX are mediocre and there in no in-game music (the Amiga version is full of sampled SFX at least).
 
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Hardware information

Atari ST

Atari STCPU: Motorola 68000 16/32bit at 8mhz. 16 bit data bus/32 bit internal/24-bit address bus.
MEMORY: RAM 512KB (1MB for the 1040ST models) / ROM 192KB
GRAPHICS: Digital-to-Analog Converter of 3-bits, eight levels per RGB channel, featuring a 9-bit RGB palette (512 colors), 320x200 (16 color), 640x200 (4 color), 640x400 (monochrome). With special programming techniques could display 512 colors on screen in static images.
SOUND: Yamaha YM2149F PSG "Programmable Sound Generator" chip provided 3-voice sound synthesis, plus 1-voice white noise mono PSG. It also has two MIDI ports, and support mixed YM2149 sfx and MIDI music in gaming (there are several games supported this).
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The Atari ST (default) color palette
9-bit RGB 512-color palette
(16 on-screen and up to 512 in static image)
 
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