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For detailed information about this series, see: Commando on Wikipedia

Super Joe, the main character of the series

Commando, known as Senjou no Ookami (Wolf of the Battlefield) in Japan, is a top-view shooting game series by Capcom.

Video Games

  • Commando (May 1985). Arcade. Later released on Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari 2600, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Intellivision, NES, ZX Spectrum and mobile phones. Re-released in 2010 for Wii Virtual Console.
  • Senjou no Ookami II (April 1990). Arcade. Later released on Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Sega Master System, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis and ZX Spectrum. Re-released in 2008 for Wii Virtual Console. Localized under the name "Mercs" in English.
  • Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando 3 (June 5, 2008). Xbox 360.

Links to other series

Direction Series Date Description Type


4Arrow L.png SonSon 198505 May 1985 "SON.SON" is one of the default names in the hi-score screen in Commando. 3
4Arrow L.png Higemaru 198505 May 1985 "HIGEMARU" is one of the default names in the hi-score screen in Commando. 3
4Arrow L.png Exed Exes 198505 May 1985 "EXED.EXES" is one of the default names in the hi-score screen in Commando. 3
5Arrow R.png Section Z 198512 December 1985 Leftover code and graphics from Commando can be found inside Section Z. 53
5Arrow R.png The Speed Rumbler 198609 September 1986 The English manual of The Speed Rumbler establishes the otherwise unrelated main character to be Super Joe. 1
4Arrow L.png Vulgus 19860927 September 27, 1986 A blue Yashichi from Vulgus appears as a secret item in the NES port of Commando, while "VULGUS" is one of the default names in the hi-score screen. 2
5Arrow R.png Captain Commando 198611 November 1986 The NES port of Commando is part of the Captain Commando Challenge Series. 2
5Arrow R.png Legendary Wings 198611 November 1986 "COMMAND" is one of the default names in the hi-score screen in Legendary Wings. 3
5Arrow R.png Side Arms 198612 December 1986 "COMMANDO" is one of the default names in the hi-score screen in Side Arms. 3
5Arrow R.png Duet 1987 1987 Elite's Duet was initially titled Commando '87 and was advertised as a sequel to the original Commando. 3
5Arrow R.png Hissatsu Buraiken 198702 February 1987 "COMMAND" is one of the default names in the hi-score screen in Avengers. 3
5Arrow R.png Bionic Commando 198703 March 1987 Main character from Commando, Super Joe, is a recurring character in the Bionic Commando series. 1
5Arrow R.png Street Fighter 198708 August 1987 A graffiti referencing Commando appears in Street Fighter, and a Senjou no Ookami poster can be seen in the "Urban War Zone" stage from Street Fighter X Tekken. 2
5Arrow R.png Capcom Baseball 198910 October 1989 One of the players in the "Capcom Games" team is named "Senjou", after the series' japanese name, Senjou no Ookami. 3
5Arrow R.png Capcom Generations 19981112 November 12, 1998 Capcom Generations 4 includes Commando and Mercs. 2
5Arrow R.png SNK vs. Capcom 19991021 October 21, 1999 Super Joe from Commando is featured in SNK vs. Capcom: Card Fighters games. 2
5Arrow R.png Capcom Arcade 2003 2003 Commando is included in Capcom Arcade Hits: Volume 3, Capcom Arcade and Capcom Arcade Cabinet as part of the "Game Pack 4". 2
5Arrow R.png Power Pro Kun Pocket 2004122 December 2, 2004 A character in Power Pro Kun Pocket 7 is named after Super Joe. 3
5Arrow R.png Namco × Capcom 20050526 May 26, 2005 One of Sylphie's skills in Namco × Capcom references Commando. 3
5Arrow R.png Capcom Classics Collection 20050927 September 27, 2005 Various Commando games are included in the various Capcom Classics Collection titles. 2
5Arrow R.png Zack & Wiki 20071023 October 23, 2007 One of the mysterious treasures in Zack & Wiki: Quest for Barbaros' Treasure is a trophy of the Super Joe sprite from Commando. 2
5Arrow R.png 3D Dot Game Heroes 20091105 November 05, 2009 3D Dot Game Heroes features a loading screen based on Commando. 3
5Arrow R.png Lost Planet 2010511 May 11, 2010 "Commando" is one of the unlockable Nom de Guerres in Lost Planet 2. 2
5Arrow R.png Tekken 20120306 March 06, 2012 A Senjou no Ookami poster can be seen in the "Urban War Zone" stage from Street Fighter X Tekken. 2
5Arrow R.png Angry Video Game Nerd 20120723 July 23, 2012 The Angry Video Game Nerd plays Commando in the episode "Schwarzenegger Games". 2
5Arrow R.png Resident Evil 20121002 October 02, 2012 The stage "Urban Chaos" from the Mercenaries mode in Resident Evil 6 features several Senjou no Ookami Arcade cabinet, while Billy's pre-order costume for the Resident Evil Zero HD Remaster is a "Wolf Force" uniform from Mercs.
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5Arrow R.png Minna to Series 20131119 November 19, 2013 Commando was one of the planned series to be featured in Street Fighter × All Capcom. 51
5Arrow R.png GameCenter CX 20150219 February 19, 2015 Arino plays the NES port of Commando in episode 195 of GameCenter CX. 2
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