Entries in Compile (2)


Bullet Heaven #237 - Power Strike II (Master System)

It's our first-ever Master System shmups review and what better way to go than knocking out what is widely regarded as the best shmup on the system? The Power Strike line is a pretty confusing one in terms of what entries belong to what actual series; The Master System's Power Strike II both is and isn't a true sequel to Power Strike "1", also known as Aleste in Japan. It's also not related to Power Strike II on the Game Gear which IS an Aleste title, called GG Aleste. So just how does this Aleste-alike stack up?

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Bullet Heaven, Episode 211 - Star Soldier Saga Vol.4: Gunhed 

1988 was new territory for the Hudson Zenkoku Caravan. Not only was there a general, complete shift to the PC engine, Power League Baseball made for a sport-tastic, decidedly non-shmupalicious time. Not so in 1989 though, as Hudson would pubish a Star Solider style shooter by Compile...

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