Blazing Lazers

Blazing Lazers

2007

System
TurboGrafx-16
Publisher
Hudson
Developer
Compile

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Game Rating

User Ratings: 0

Our Review: 8/10

Overview

Number of Players
Single Player
Genre
Shooter
Release Date

Wii Shop

  • 21st May 2007, 600 points (USA)
  • 25th May 2007, 600 points (UK/EU)
  • 17th Jun 2008, 600 points (JPN)

Wii U eShop

  • 11th Jun 2014, ¥600 (JPN)
Controller Support
All

Screenshots (9)

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Reviews

  • 4

    Virtual Console / TurboGrafx-16

    Review Blazing Lazers

    Blazing Lazers is a vertical-scrolling shooter that was praised for surpassing the limitations of the hardware of its time.

    Originally released in Japan as Gunhed, Blazing Lazers was one of the most heavily featured titles in the original TurboGrafx-16 adverts, and with very good reason. Considering the age of the title (it was originally released in 1989!), it's nothing short of stunning and..

About The Game

Blazing Lazers (or Gunhed in Japan) is a vertical-scrolling shooter that was praised for surpassing the limitations of the hardware of its time. Players control the extraordinary firepower of their Gunhed Star Fighter to take on the Dark Squadron that has begun its invasion of Earth. Collect power-ups to increase your ship's battle strength so it can cut through enemies and defeat the bosses in all nine areas.

Of course, as part of the 'Soldier' series, the game contains a good combination of fast-paced speed with catchy, drum-propelled background music, coupled with the Field Thunder that can be used to destroy enemies in one fell swoop for the ultimate sense of satisfaction. With its fine-tuned difficulty levels, Blazing Lazers is a shooting game that anyone can enjoy.