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Operation Wolf Returns: First Mission

Platform(s): Meta Quest 2, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X
Genre: Action
Publisher: Microïds
Developer: Virtuallyz Gaming
Release Date: Fall 2023

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'Operation Wolf Returns: First Mission' Brings TAITO's Classic Arcade Shooter to Switch, PlayStation, Xbox And PC This Fall, VR In 2023 - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 16, 2022 @ 12:31 a.m. PDT

Discover or rediscover Operation Wolf, the cult classic arcade game developed and published by TAITO in 1987, one of the very first games to offer side scrolling rail shooting action.

Operation Wolf Returns: First Mission remains faithful to the original game whilst offering a brand new art style. Players are invited to experience the mood of an 80’s action movie thanks to a non-stop frenetic gameplay!

In the game campaign, play solo or co-op locally as special agents tasked to fight a criminal organization. In addition to drug and weapon trafficking, the organization lead by the mysterious General Viper seems to have developed a weapon of mass destruction! Following the discovery of several of the group bases, the agents are sent on location to dismantle the consortium, eliminate the weapons and free the hostages from various prisoner camps.

Key Features:

  • Comeback of the 1987 cult arcade game!
  • New art style
  • Non-stop action
  • A campaign for one or two players
  • A survival mode (endless waves of enemies)
  • A full blown arsenal (smg, shotgun, grenade launcher…)
  • A leaderboard

Operation Wolf Returns: First Mission is coming to Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC in Fall 2022, followed by a Meta Quest 2/VR version in 2023.

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