Top Gun is a shoot ’em up combat flight simulation game based on the 1986 hit film of the same name. It was developed and published by Konami, and released for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES). It was released in the United States in November 1987, and was subsequently released in Europe. The game is an adaptation of Vs. Top Gun, a 1987 Nintendo VS. System arcade game also by Konami. As the second game to establish the Top Gun game series, it was then followed by Top Gun: The Second Mission. Gameplay: Top Gun is a shoot ’em up combat flight simulation game, viewed from a first-person perspective inside the cockpit of an F-14 fighter plane. The game is based on the film of the same name, and is played across four levels, each one involving the player fighting off enemy MiGs. In the second level, the player must also destroy an enemy aircraft carrier. For the final two levels respectively, the player’s target is an enemy fortress and a satellite base in outer space. The player has three lives in the form of F-14 planes. The game does not include a “continue” option in the event that all three planes have been destroyed.The player has unlimited machine gun ammunition and three different types of missile, each one with their own advantages. MiGs also have their own missiles, which the player must avoid or destroy. The player is presented with onscreen information such as altitude, air speed, a radar, and a fuel gauge.