Blazing Star

Blazing Star

1998

System
Neo Geo
Publisher
SNK
Developer
Yumekobo

8.3

Game Rating

User Ratings: 16

Our Review: 9/10

Overview

Number of Players
2
Genre
Arcade, Shooter
Release Date

Neo Geo

  • 19th Feb 1998 (USA)

Switch eShop

  • 2nd May 2017, $7.99 (USA - HAMSTER)
  • 2nd May 2017, £6.29 (UK/EU - HAMSTER)

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Reviews

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    Whenever horizontally-scrolling Neo Geo shooters are discussed, two names inevitably dominate the conversation: Pulstar and Blazing Star. Both were developed by the same core team (Aicom, which then became Yumekobo) and both rely heavily on pre-rendered sprites rather than hand-drawn visuals. Neither title was ported around the time of...

About The Game

Put an end to the reign of terror of 4 sentient bio-weapons, born from a never-ending war between two planets!

"BLAZING STAR" is a shooting game released by SNK in 1998.

Your mission is to take on the sinister AI “Brawshella” that is the main culprit behind an army of deadly biological weapons. You have 6 different ships at your disposal for this task.

The game features classic high score gameplay with higher points awarded when players land successful charge shots to chain multiple enemies.

The "ACA NEOGEO" series has faithfully reproduced many classic NEOGEO masterpieces.

Players can change various game settings such as game difficulty, and also reproduce the atmosphere of arcade display settings at that time. Players can also compete against each other from all over the world with their high scores.

Please enjoy the masterpiece that built a generation for video games.