What it was like Growing Up in the Eighties (1980s)
  • Tue. Apr 23rd, 2024

Play Commando – 1980s Classic Arcade Game

Free Web Browser Online Play of 1985s Classic Video Game Commando

Game History:
Commando is a run and gun, vertically scrolling arcade game released in 1985, unrelated to the 1985 film of the same name. Its influence can be seen in various later games in the shooter game genre. The player takes control of a soldier named Super Joe, who starts by being dropped off in a jungle by a helicopter, and has to fight his way out singlehandedly, fending off a massive assault of enemy soldiers.

Emulator instructions and keyboard controls towards bottom of page.
Click the Zoom buttons to make the gameplay larger.



Click Game Window Size Button to Zoom Game Size between default, 1.5X and 2X

Online Game Controls
Gamepad Button Keyboard Button
Left Left Arrow
Right Right Arrow
Up Up Arrow
Down Down Arrow
A X
B Z
Start Enter
Select Ctrl

Instructions:
Video game will automatically load in your browser. Click on the game window and hit the ENTER key to start the game. You can click on Zoom to expand the game to a larger size. You can click on Enable Sound to turn on the game's sound. Arcade game's keyboard controls are listed in above table. If you grew up in the 80's you shouldn't need additional gameplay instructions. Enjoy! No tokens required to play this free online video game.

Commando Platform(s) and Game Systems:
Capcom Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System, Atari 2600, Atari 7800, Intellivision, Commodore 64
Release
1985
Genre(s)
Run and Gun
Mode(s)
Single-player, multiplayer (alternating)