(Wii Virtual Console / Virtual Console Arcade)

Star Force (Wii Virtual Console / Virtual Console Arcade)

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A huge global hit at the arcades, this classic shooter blasts its way back on Virtual Console!

Star Force is an exhilarating vertical shooter, in which one button is your key to shooting down hordes of attacking enemy units. Sound simple? Try finding all of the hidden special bonuses scattered across 25 areas! Hunt down the super-secret target in the game for a whopping 1 million bonus points!

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USA USA Version

Posted by Corbie Dillard

A huge global hit at the arcades, this classic shooter blasts its way back on Virtual Console!

Star Force was originally released in arcades in 1984 by Tecmo. It was yet another title in the rapidly growing crop of vertical scrolling shooters that were gaining in popularity during the time period. While the game play was still quite basic and...

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User Comments (10)

thewiirocks

#3

thewiirocks said:

Shouldn't this have been released as Mega Force? The only American version released as Star Force was the NES version, AFAIK.

/me confused

Not that I'm complaining. :)

DrakeStaff

#5

Drake said:

@ tkubas1: We only list games as 2-player if you can play with 2 players simultaneously. If you just alternate turns it's hardly multiplayer in our eyes.

DjPhatskillz

#10

DjPhatskillz said:

If your into old arcade shooters like Xevious or whatever, this game is a must own. I personally think this game is great, i find my self going back to it over some of the more epic of shooters in my collection. It has power ups that are pretty rad for 1984, every time i got the one that makes your guns stronger and changes up the music i couldn't help but feel the energy. the graphics and soundtrack are great, the game posses the charm that is essential to making those mid-80s arcade games still playable to this day. If your are a shooter fan whos not into old stuff like Galaga stear clear, but like i said, this is a must own for the arcade aficionado.

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