Entries in Star Soldier (3)

Friday
Jul282017

Bullet Heaven, Episode 179 - Hector '87/Starship Hector (FC/NES)

ullet heaven SAGAs returns! Following up from Hudson Soft's 1986 Star Soldier, In Volume 3 of the Star Soldier Saga, we're taking a look at the first series offshoot from the series proper: Hector '87! It's a ridiculously hard game that pretty much requires a turbo controller... but how does it stack up?

 

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Friday
Feb172017

Bullet Heaven, Episode #165 - Star Soldier Saga Vol.2: Star Soldier

In 1986, Hudson Soft took their summer caravan completely into their own hands with a new Caravan Shooting Game made completely in-house; Star Soldier was born and blasted onto the scene with new features and enhancements... But how does it stack up? Let's take a look!

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Wednesday
Jan042017

Bullet Heaven, Episode #161 - Star Soldier Saga Vol.1: Star Force

Tecmo may not have especially many shooting games uner its belt - they're much more famous for their fighting games and early sports titles - but one very early arcade title shook up what people knew about space shooters and singlehandedly created a whole subgenre: The Caravan Shooter. Released to the Famicom in 1985, Star Force paved the way for the venerable Star Soldier Series... but how does it stack up?  

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