Mega Drive Shoot 'em ups

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Post by RetroKingSimon » Sat Sep 13, 2008 12:50 pm

Hahahaha, that advert rules! :P I've got Gaiares, I always remember GamePro magazine raving about it so I spent a while tracking it down (I don't think it got a UK release) and I thought it wasn't bad, bit I was a little disappointed after all their hype.

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Post by Smurph » Sat Sep 13, 2008 3:39 pm

nesmaster wrote:I totally agree. The overhead bits are arse, and spoil the game. Do the other TF games have rubbish overhead bits in them?
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Post by Tapey297 » Mon Sep 15, 2008 4:03 am

Further to what others have Said:

Pal releases Mega SWIV

Jap releases Areo Blasters and Insector X

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Post by me316 » Mon Sep 15, 2008 5:00 pm

Thunder Force 4 the best shoot em up on the megadrive. 8)
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Post by SpecChum81 » Thu Sep 18, 2008 11:17 am

Good topic this one, like it.

Interesting suggestions too!

I've gotta plump for

Gun Star Heroes
Hellfire
Bio-Hazard Battle
Thunder Force IV
ESWAT

No one's mentioned Gun Star yet, I thought it was a great game...
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Post by C=Style » Thu Sep 18, 2008 1:53 pm

Naitch wrote:
Gun Star Heroes
ESWAT

No one's mentioned Gun Star yet, I thought it was a great game...
Both of these titles are generally considered to be platformers. So that's probably why no-one mentioned Gunstar Heroes.
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Post by SpecChum81 » Fri Sep 19, 2008 6:51 am

I'd have said they were Shooters.

Either way, I still love 'em both :)
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Post by SirClive » Fri Sep 19, 2008 6:53 am

Zero Wing - it is no where near as bad as people think.
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Post by TMR » Fri Sep 19, 2008 7:15 am

SirClive wrote:Zero Wing - it is no where near as bad as people think.
It's very good indeed, but what puts potential players off is that somebody set up us the bomb.

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Post by mikeb » Fri Sep 19, 2008 8:19 am

You have no chance to survive. Make your time.

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Post by batman877 » Sat Sep 20, 2008 10:19 am

'Thunderforce III' and 'Zero Wing' were my two favourite Megadrive shoot 'em ups.

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Re: Mega Drive Shoot 'em ups

Post by WildWillyWilson » Sun Apr 19, 2009 4:39 am

Im watching Gaiares on Ebay which is @ £13.00 + £2.00 P&P with 3 hours to go- Im guessing much more than this and its gonna start getting towards the top end of its value. Am I right?

EDIT: It sold for the above in the end. Passed up on it, catch it another time. Been spending far too much lately!

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