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  AGH 5200 Review -- Choplifter!
The 5200 Choplifter!'s decent animation and graphics are reminiscent of the 400/800 cartridge, but the two-button action from the original Apple II game has been restored, thanks to the 5200 controller's two button joystick.
In Choplifter!, you direct an armed helicopter, which forays across the border into hostile enemy territory.
The object of the mission is to rescue as many of the American hostages as possible and bring them back to safety in U.S grounds.
www.atarihq.com /reviews/5200/choplifter.html   (140 words)

  Choplifter - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: )
While many arcade games have been ported to home computers and consumer consoles, Choplifter was one of the few games to take the reverse route: first appearing on a home system and being ported to the arcade.
This game was fairly successful and popular, spawning two sequels: Choplifter II for the Nintendo Game Boy and Choplifter III for the Super Nintendo.
In Choplifter, in both the Apple II version and the arcade game, the player assumes the role of a combat helicopter pilot.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Choplifter   (471 words)

 AGH -- Choplifter On The Atari Systems: Which One Is Best?
Choplifter is available in different versions on four of the Atari 8-bit systems...
Excuse me but with the classic Choplifter, my adrenaline is still going at 150MPH when I need to save my hostages treatened by a tank while at the same time I must escape a fighter and a satellite!
Finally, Choplifter plays better on the 8-bit Atari but if somebody could find the "not sure to exist" 2600 prototype version, then we could add another chapter to this saga.
www.atarihq.com /features/choplift.html   (950 words)

 ClassicGaming.com - Game of the Week   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Choplifter sounds simple enough… you fly a helicopter, you have a gun (that shoots little pellet things that are supposed to be bullets, I guess), and you have to kill enemies and rescue hostages.
Choplifter is also an oddity because it's one of the few games that was ported from a home computer to the arcade (usually it's the other way around).
Sega released an arcade version of Choplifter in 1985 (the original was released in '82), and Choplifter 3 was released for the SNES.
www.classicgaming.com /rotw/choplifter.shtml   (552 words)

 ComputerBase - Lexikon: Choplifter
Choplifter ist ein Computerspiel, das 1982 von Dan Gorlin entwickelt und von Brøderbund zunächst für den Apple II veröffentlicht wurde.
Choplifter zählt zu der Minderheit von Spielen, die zunächst auf einem Homecomputer erschienen und später in der Spielhalle veröffentlicht wurden.
Choplifter war auf dem Markt der Videospiele sehr erfolgreich und wurde daher auch auf die gängigsten Systeme portiert.
www.computerbase.de /lexikon/Choplifter   (305 words)

 Dan Gorlin
"Choplifter" was intended to be a 3-D game, but I got real and made it a side-scroller.
I was always trying to write object-oriented programs, even with "Choplifter," but assembly language macros just didn't cut it.
It's not high concept in the way that "Choplifter" is, but rather a kind of art piece.
www.dadgum.com /halcyon/BOOK/GORLIN.HTM   (1426 words)

 Choplifter! for Apple II - MobyGames
Choplifter is a side-scrolling action/arcade game that puts you in command of an attack chopper.
Originally released for Apple II home computers, Choplifter was later ported to the arcades and a number of video game consoles.
Choplifter is a very well done hostage rescue game
www.mobygames.com /game/apple2/choplifter   (151 words)

 Choplifter - Digital Press Online
What we have here is an incredibly (almost impossibly) challenging scenario that will reward players skillful enough to excel.
One of my all-time favorites, Choplifter is perhaps the toughest game you’ll ever love.
Recommended for those who agree with the notion that the path is ultimately more satisfying than the goal.
www.digitpress.com /reviews/choplifter.htm   (419 words)

 ChopLifter: Crisis Shield Game News Reviews Description Screenshots and Price
ChopLifter: Crisis Shield puts players through a series of gut-wrenching rescue missions that test both their flying skills and their ability to handle the incredible pressure of having lives on the line.
ChopLifter: Crisis Shield is the long-hyped, heavily anticipated return of one of gamings most classic franchises.
You are an elite rescue pilot with nerves of steel.
www.gameinfowire.com /game.asp?gid=850   (356 words)

 GameStats: Choplifter Cheats, Reviews, News
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 Toastyfrog.com: Compendium of Useless Information : Site - Choplifter browse
It's interesting to note that Choplifter de-emphasizes destruction -- sure, you can blow enemy emplacements sky-high for as long as you want, but you only earn points (and advance between stages) for successful rescues.
The one odd playability quirk of Choplifter is the scrolling -- for some reason, unless you're cruising at top speed, the front edge of the screen drifts perilously close to the nose of your chopper and only gives you a decent visual clearance when you pick up speed.
Unfortunately, while most of the mechanics are in place there's no way to turn your chopper 90 degrees and face into the screen, one of the more interesting elements of the game.
www.toastyfrog.com /toastywiki/index.php/Site/Choplifter   (927 words)

 WorthPlaying - Xbox 360 (X360) , PlayStation 3 (PS3), Nintendo Wii, Xbox, PlayStation 2 (PS2), GameCube (NGC), PSP, ...
The reason for the delay is to make even more cutting edge improvements on the already revolutionary game, the original release date was scheduled for Nov. 2002.
With competition in the genre being so stiff, Xicat’s goal is to make ChopLifter the gold standard for action games.
With ChopLifter: Search and Rescue, lives are on the line, including yours.
www.worthplaying.com /article.php?sid=6076   (210 words)

 SMS Power! - Forums - View topic - Choplifter Japanese prototype
Sega Mark III was released in Japan in 1985 and for about one year, only card games were released.
Although never released in Japan, Choplifter is probably the first ever cartridge game to have been developped for the Master System!
Retail unit ignore that part of the header and look at the retail header.The two only games I know of that have this string are Choplifter and the Japanese version of Fantasy Zone, again the 2 first cartridges to have been developped.
www.smspower.org /forums/viewtopic.php?t=6475   (373 words)

 Choplifter for sale at QuarterArcade.com, your source for Classic Arcade Games
Choplifter for sale at QuarterArcade.com, your source for Classic Arcade Games
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This one is in very nice condition and would look great on a game.
www.quarterarcade.com /Game.aspx/438   (113 words)

 Choplifter III Info - Choplifter III Information - Choplifter III Release Date
Choplifter III Info - Choplifter III Information - Choplifter III Release Date
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Visit Game Rankings for 2 reviews and previews for Choplifter III from around the web.
www.gamefaqs.com /console/snes/data/563537.html   (81 words)

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 VAPS: Game Census for Choplifter
Pacman cabinet, plays great though, still can get past a certain level
Choplifter PCB Board SEGA Arcade Video Game used part
Choplifter Chop lifter pcb board arcade classic game
www.vaps.org /members/game_detail.php?klov_id=7333   (86 words)

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