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Commando

Average Rating: 6.36/10
Video Game Rank: 2688
Amiga Rank: 178
Atari 2600 Rank: 43
Atari 7800 Rank: 12
Commodore 64 Rank: 142
Intellivision Rank: 18
NES Rank: 140
Wii Rank: 286
Arcade Rank: 122
ZX Spectrum Rank: 80
Atari ST Rank: 95
Apple II Rank: 71
BBC Micro Rank: 15
MSX Rank: 37
Amstrad CPC Rank: 82
PC Booter Rank: 13
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Primary Name
Commando
Alternate Names
Senjou no Ookami
Wolf of the Battlefield
戦場の狼
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1
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2
Release Date
1985-05-00
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Commando
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Wii Virtual Console edition (Arcade)
Rel Date: 2010-10-05
Publisher: Capcom Co., Ltd.
Wii
Developer: Capcom Co., Ltd.
Media: Downloadable Content
Region: 
Rating: CERO: A (All ages), ESRB: E10+, OFLC(AU): G, PEGI: 12+more»
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Commando
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UK Amiga Release
Rel Date: 1990-00-00
Publisher: Elite Systems
Amiga
Developer: Capcom Co., Ltd.
Media: 3.5" Disk
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
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UK Atari ST Edition
Rel Date: 1990-00-00
Publisher: Elite Systems
Atari ST
Developer: Capcom Co., Ltd.
Media: 3.5" Disk
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
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Commando
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North American Atari 7800 edition
Rel Date: 1989-00-00
Publisher: Atari, Inc.
Atari 7800
Developer: Capcom Co., Ltd.
Media: Cartridge
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
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North American Atari 2600 edition
Rel Date: 1988-00-00
Publisher: Activision
Atari 2600
Developer: Activision
Media: 
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Rating: (Not Rated)
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Commando
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ZX Spectrum (Encore re-release) edition
Rel Date: 1988-00-00
Publisher: Elite Systems
ZX Spectrum
Developer: Elite Systems
Media: Compact Cassette
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
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North American Intellivision edition
Rel Date: 1987-00-00
Publisher: INTV Corp.
Intellivision
Developer: Realtime Associates
Media: Cartridge
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
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Commando
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US Apple II Edition
Rel Date: 1987-00-00
Publisher: Data East
Apple II
Developer: Capcom Co., Ltd.
Media: 5 1/4" Floppy Disk
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
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North American NES edition
Rel Date: 1986-11-00
Publisher: Capcom Co., Ltd.
NES
Developer: Capcom Co., Ltd.
Media: Cartridge
Region: North America
Rating: (Not Rated)
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Japanese Famicon release
Rel Date: 1986-09-27
Publisher: Capcom Co., Ltd.
NES
Developer: Capcom Co., Ltd.
Media: Cartridge
Region: Asia (Except China)
Rating: 
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User summary (some details from wikipedia):

An shoot'em-up arcade game by Capcom. The Japanese title is Senjou no Ookami (戦場の狼) – Wolf of the Battlefield. If was the first arcade release to use an FM sound chip.

The player controls a lone soldier on a top-view battlefield, and the goal of the game is to advance upwards on the scrolling screen, defeating enemies that come in from the top and the sides. The player can hide behind rocks and trees that stop bullets, and can also throw hand grenades that will reach behind boulders.

Commando was sequelled by the arcade game "Senjou no Ookami II", called "Mercs" in the west, a game that allowed for 3 players simultaneous play.

The game was ported to many of the 8-bit consoles, and became a cult classic. It influenced many of the subsequent action games.

The music for the Commodore 64 port, a popped-up version of the arcade tune, was made by Rob Hubbard, and is now regarded as one of the most famous C64 music strips. Rob Hubbard himself states that it was created in less than 12 hours, during one night(1). The Amiga port had music by Mark Cooksey (1).

Source: Wikipedia, "Commando_(game)" and "戦場の狼", available under the CC-BY-SA License.

Individual credits:
Rob Hubbard: Music (C64)

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Statistics
Video Game Rank: 2688
Amiga Rank: 178
Atari 2600 Rank: 43
Atari 7800 Rank: 12
Commodore 64 Rank: 142
Intellivision Rank: 18
NES Rank: 140
Wii Rank: 286
Arcade Rank: 122
ZX Spectrum Rank: 80
Atari ST Rank: 95
Apple II Rank: 71
BBC Micro Rank: 15
MSX Rank: 37
Amstrad CPC Rank: 82
PC Booter Rank: 13
Num Ratings: 48
Average Rating: 6.36
Standard Deviation: 1.66
Num Views: 1791
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Avg. Game Weight: 1.3
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Personal Comments: 9
Users Owning: 49
Users Wanting: 0
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