Gate of Thunder is an intense horizontal shooter by Red and published by Hudson Soft. The player takes the role of Hawk, a member of the police force and pilots the Hunting Dog, an advanced interceptor fighter. His perilous missions will take him through seven long and intense stages. The ship uses three main ungradable weapons that can be switched at anytime during the game as necessary. The Wild Cat, a secondary ship, appears from time to time during mission and drops off precious new weaponry such as secondary flying pods particularly handy to clean up the fighter's tail. Gate of Thunder features an intense metal soundtrack which certainly contributes to the game's popularity among fans of the genre.
Game ID: HCD2025
Gate of Thunder was released on February 21, 1992 in Japan for 6800 Yen.
April 1992 - Consoles + N.8 (Page 60-61) : 95/100
April 1992 - Joypad N.7 (Page 132-134) : 96/100