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Re: Side-Scrolling Shooters?

Posted: Wed Apr 01, 2015 9:03 am
by Antiriad2097
sirpigmeat wrote:I'm also really missing an arcade stick. Seems wrong on the D-Pad. Might pick one up.
Do it. It'll improve your game no end.

Re: Side-Scrolling Shooters?

Posted: Thu Apr 02, 2015 6:29 pm
by davyK
Forgot about In The Hunt. A wonderful hori-shooter. It looks like Metal Slug in a submarine. It's a slow moving game but it's well worth a look.

Console-wise I have played the PS1 version which has been reported as better than Saturn. It will be MAMEable too.

Re: Side-Scrolling Shooters?

Posted: Fri Apr 03, 2015 4:35 am
by sirpigmeat
Completed Gradius yesterday in a pretty heavy day long session, great fun with some extreme frustration too. Mainly the easter island heads and that bit where loads of squares attack gave me problems. I sometimes put my speed up too high as well, which seemed to just make me crash into stuff alot. Found lazers and lots of "options" were best power ups to get.

Moving on to R-Type next. (Once my thumbs heal up) :D

Re: Side-Scrolling Shooters?

Posted: Fri Apr 03, 2015 4:55 am
by crusto
sirpigmeat wrote:Completed Gradius yesterday in a pretty heavy day long session, great fun with some extreme frustration too. Mainly the easter island heads and that bit where loads of squares attack gave me problems. I sometimes put my speed up too high as well, which seemed to just make me crash into stuff alot. Found lazers and lots of "options" were best power ups to get.

Moving on to R-Type next. (Once my thumbs heal up) :D
Give Gradius V a go. It's beautiful.