Switch eShop / Neo Geo
Run and gun for fun
Capcom's top-down shooter Commando was something of a trendsetter when it arrived in the '80s, and was quickly imitated by a host of clones. The appeal of the concept isn't hard to grasp; you're one guy against many, shooting your way through a series of levels and generally causing as much destruction as possible along the way...
Wii Virtual Console / Neo Geo
Don't think, just shoot!
While the run-and-gun genre generally evolved into the side-scrolling blast-a-thons we all know and love, there were a few titles during the early arcade days that took a more overhead perspective like Capcom's popular Commando arcade release. It was this direction that developer Saurus took when it came time to put together...
About The Game
SHOCK TROOPERS is a military-themed action game that was first released in 1997.
The characters are internationally renowned mercenaries assigned to rescue Dr. George and his granddaughter, who have been kidnapped by a terrorist group calling themselves the Bloody Scorpions. In the game you have the option of forming a team using three out of the eight total mercenaries, or going solo in Lone Wolf Mode. The route you choose at the beginning will affect the progress of the game, allowing you to enjoy original game play time after time. You can also play with 2 players.