Commando (1985)

Average Rating: 6.33/10
Video Game Rank: 3083
Amiga Rank: 187
Atari 2600 Rank: 48
Atari 7800 Rank: 16
Commodore 64 Rank: 151
Intellivision Rank: 19
NES Rank: 150
Wii Rank: 309
Arcade Rank: 135
ZX Spectrum Rank: 87
Atari ST Rank: 108
Apple II Rank: 77
BBC Micro Rank: 19
MSX Rank: 46
Amstrad CPC Rank: 88
PC Booter Rank: 15
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Video Game: Commando (1985)
Commando Arcade
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Commodore 64 Catridge Special edition
Rel Date: 2015-03-21
Publisher: Nostalgia
Commodore 64
Developer: Nostalgia
Media: Cartridge
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
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Commando (1985)
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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
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Rating: CERO: A (All ages), ESRB: E10+, OFLC(AU): G / ACB: G, PEGI: 12+more»
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Commando (1985)
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UK Amiga Release
Rel Date: 1990-00-00
Publisher: Elite Systems
Amiga
Developer: Capcom Co., Ltd.
Media: 3.5" Disk
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Rating: (Not Rated)
(neutral)
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Commando (1985)
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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
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Rating: (Not Rated)
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Video Game: Commando (1985)
Commando (1985)
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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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Video Game: Commando (1985)
Commando (1985)
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North American Atari 2600 edition
Rel Date: 1988-00-00
Publisher: Activision
Atari 2600
Developer: Activision
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Rating: (Not Rated)
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Commando (1985)
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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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Commando (1985)
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North American Intellivision edition
Rel Date: 1987-00-00
Publisher: INTV Corp.
Intellivision
Developer: Realtime Associates
Media: Cartridge
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Rating: (Not Rated)
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Video Game: Commando (1985)
Commando (1985)
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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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Commando (1985)
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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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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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Video Game Rank: 3083
Amiga Rank: 187
Atari 2600 Rank: 48
Atari 7800 Rank: 16
Commodore 64 Rank: 151
Intellivision Rank: 19
NES Rank: 150
Wii Rank: 309
Arcade Rank: 135
ZX Spectrum Rank: 87
Atari ST Rank: 108
Apple II Rank: 77
BBC Micro Rank: 19
MSX Rank: 46
Amstrad CPC Rank: 88
PC Booter Rank: 15
Num Ratings: 51
Average Rating: 6.33 Ratings Breakdown
Standard Deviation: 1.69
Num Views: 3045
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Avg. Game Weight: 1.3 Weight Breakdown
Fans: 1
Personal Comments: 11
Users Owning: 56
Users Wanting: 0
Users Trading: 1 [find trade matches]
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Total Plays: 29
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