A top-down, vertically scrolling shoot-em-up.


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Heavy Barrel is a shooter with a top-down view similar to Commando and Ikari Warriors. Terrorists have seized the underground control complex of a nuclear missile site. It is up to the player to infiltrate the installation and eliminate the leader of the terrorist army before they can launch the missiles.To stop the terrorists you will need the powerful weapon Heavy Barrel. The problem is that the weapon still is in the installation. Before the fortress fell the weapon was taken apart and locked in six different storage lockers. To defeat the terrorists you must collect all keys and reassemble the weapon. Written by Shawn Watson

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Action | Adventure


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December 1987 (Japan)  »

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Hebî Bareru  »

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yeah it f u c k i n g rocked, as a kid of the eighties I played it often
9 February 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

YEAH loved it had a blast you gotta play it yourself build the gun kill the bad guys bring lots of quarters enjoy the carnage continue to kill then enjoy the end scenes

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