Dynamite Duke

Dynamite Duke
a game by Seibu Kaihatsu Inc.
Genres: Action, Shooting Games
Platforms: Sega GenesisGenesis, Sega Master SystemSega Master System
Editor Rating: 5.9/10, based on 7 reviews
User Rating: 8.0/10 - 2 votes
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See also: Dynamite Games
Dynamite Duke
Dynamite Duke
Dynamite Duke
Dynamite Duke
  • Levels: 6
  • Theme: Action
  • Players: 1
  • Difficulty: Average

Enemy terrorists are beginning the conquest of the world! You are the only soldier brave enough to take on the enemy. Punch, kick, and blast your way through enemy lines to crush them all!

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System requirements:

  • PC compatible
  • Operating systems: Windows 10/Windows 8/Windows 7/2000/Vista/WinXP
  • Game modes: Single game mode

Player controls:

  • Up, Down, Left, Right - Arrow keys
  • Start - Enter (Pause, Menu select, Skip intro, Inventory)
  • "A" Gamepad button - Ctrl (usually Jump or Change weapon)
  • "B" button - Space (Jump, Fire, Menu select)
  • "C" button - Left Shift (Item select)

Use the F12 key to toggle mouse capture / release when using the mouse as a controller.

Sega Master System

System requirements:

  • PC compatible
  • Operating systems: Windows 10/Windows 8/Windows 7/2000/Vista/WinXP

Game Reviews

A well-armed army of both mechanical and man-led terrorists is threatening to strike out against strategic targets the world over! Instead of letting these ruthless cowards fulfill their dreams of world domination, it's time to send in the one-man military machine capable of dropping the bad-guys on their own turf. It's time for the Dynamite Duke!

This multi-level translation of the popular Fab-Tek arcade shooter puts you in the shoes of a fearless fighter out to stop the enemy at whatever cost, in whatever environment they reside. Press on through their defenses with machine gun in hand, infiltrate their strongholds and battle the Bosses one-on-one, using your dynamite punches and close combat skills! This is one fight the Duke will remember forever!

Dynamite Duke is Sega's version of a first person perspective shooter. Like in Operation Wolf, you as Duke must eliminate all of the enemy that appear on screen. Soldiers, tanks, troop carriers and helicopters have to be eliminated quickly otherwise they will fire back. Some items are hiding ammo while others will restore your health. Get to the level boss and punch it out, hopefully better than Buster Douglas did!

People say:


While Dynamite Duke should get high marks for faithfully duplicating the arcade title on which it's based, that title wasn't exactly dynamite to begin with. The action, despite the different backdrops, is the same in the last round as it is in the first. Much too easy as well.


Dynamite Duke just doesn't have enough variety to it. While the fighting with the bosses is different, the rest of the game is quite repetitive. As such, it's hard to stay interested for any extended period of time and it's not one of Sega's best efforts.


Duke is one of those games that has the potential to be a real winner but ends up being just another Operation Wolf clone. The game is extremely repetitive and nothing really spectacular ever happens. Nice graphics and sound, but most will find it way too easy.


This rapid-fire game combines the machine gun target-shooting of Cabal, with head-to-head fighting action of Punch-Out!!. Only problem here is that neither one of these themes is played up enough to make a lasting impression. Graphics are fine, but play is far from dynamite.

Operation Wolf for the Genesis? Not quite, but so close that for all practicle purposes they can be considered the same. In Duke you must shoot or be shot. Blow up selected items on the screen and reveal the bonus icons. Shoot them and gain extra bullets or missiles. The graphics are considerably better than Wolf as some of the tanks and troup carriers are immense in size and there are many more moving objects on the screen at one time. An intense shooter.

  • Manufacturer: IREM/FABTEK

You're a cybernetic commando on a mission to destroy some of the deadliest enemies the world has ever seen. Use your dynamite punch to blow them to smithereens!

Grab your AR-15 and start blasting away at anything that moves in Sega's interpretation of how Operation Wolf should have been done! Based on an old Fabtek coin-op, Dynamite Duke is a first person perspective type shooter where you take on a whole battalion of infantrymen armed with rifles, grenades, and flamethrowers. Gigantic helicopters, tanks, troop carriers also come on the screen, with their guns a-blazing! Some items hide more ammo and others restore your health. Get to the Level Boss, put down your weapon and start punch-ing it out with him!

Unlike the other first person perspective shooters, in Duke you have to slug it out with the Boss.

Duke, armed with a machine gun and cybernetic arm, walks sideways through enemy bases, shooting snipers and engaging in hand-to-hand combat with bosses and the occasional knife-wielding soldier. An over-the-shoulder perspective is used throughout.

No story here, just aim and blow away anything that looks even the least bit hostile.

Dynamite Duke is a pretty decent shooter, assuming you have a Menacer light gun handy.

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