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GadZombie - 27/09/2021
Well, this game could be very good, but it has very bad control, it's very difficult to hit any target because you can shoot only in 8 directions. You have a helicopter but move like a car! and when you want to try to aim the enemy, he mostly will hit you first because you need to turn around and move forward. If you wish to move backward, what is rather regular in a helicopter, you will shoot a missile! That's why I've never had any patience to play it longer because I was irritated.
Bill Loguidice - 02/04/2018
Wow, I never knew the Atari had a clone of one of my favorite C-64 games (also for NES and MSX), Raid on Bungeling Bay. I'll definitely be checking this one out!
Il bastardo - 21/08/2011
Very challenging and quite complex tactical shoot 'em up game, which undeservedly remained largely unnoticed, as it seems. The concept of two constantly self-regenerating naval bases and the necessity of gathering ressources for manufacturing of weapons gives War-Copter an innovative feel over similar games. The gameplay tends to grow a bit too hectic and frustrating at times, but still, the game remains winnable. A good choice for anyone looking for a shooter with a pinch of depth. (8/10)


War-Copter atari screenshot
War-Copter atari screenshot
War-Copter atari screenshot


GenreStrategy - MiscellaneousYear1989
LanguageMachine LanguagePublisherByte Back
ControlsJoystick, KeyboardDeveloper[n/a]
Players1CountryUnited Kingdom

Goacher, Anthony

Graphic Artist(s)

Goacher, Anthony


Delooze, Chris

Cover Artist(s)[unknown]Serial-

Additional Comments

Other version with the same title:

Red Rat Software.


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