We’re still waiting for a proper follow up to Sensible Software’s cute-yet-harrowing action strategy masterpiece.
Yes, Cannon Fodder 2 filled a gap as a glorified map pack, and we technically have to acknowledge the awful Cannon Fodder 3 exists – but that’s besides the point.
Anyway, the original. It was no pushover – far from it. Mollycoddling Jools, Jops and Stoo through the first eight missions was considered a fear on par with a miracle-worker. Getting them any further and you were positively deified.
Most players would expect the original set of soldier, and dozens more like them, to be slaughtered throughout the rest of the war. Er, game.
Look, you weren’t there, man.
Cannon Fodder ought to lend itself perfectly to touch screen controls too, although those teensy little troops might be a little tricky to pick out on a small screen.
No matter, we can locate them via their agonised moans. The horror...