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A side-scrolling sci-fi shooter, Gleylancer casts you as Lucia, a young pilot in the Space Fleet of starfighters that hijacks the experimental Gleylancer fighter to go explore the outer borders of known space in search of her missing father. Along the way Lucia will have to shoot down dozens of enemies in standard shooter fashion, while avoiding destruction and collecting power-ups that extend her ship's energy, upgrade weapons and gather screen-clearing bombs.

The Gleylancer comes equipped with two hovering satellites that can receive weapon upgrades of their own, and can lock their positions at specific angles to increase your firepower and protect the player from enemy attacks. Features only a single-player campaign with two different endings depending on how the final stages are completed (e.g. if Lucia's father is rescued or not).


Advanced Busterhawk Gleylancer Genesis Intro cut-scene
Advanced Busterhawk Gleylancer Genesis Continue screen
Advanced Busterhawk Gleylancer Genesis Watch out for space debris.
Advanced Busterhawk Gleylancer Genesis Stage 1 start

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Alternate Titles

  • "Gley Lancer" -- Wii title
  • "Gleylancer" -- Title screen title
  • "グレイランサー" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

Joystick (French) Genesis Sep, 1992 89 out of 100 89
Mega Drive Advanced Gaming Genesis Oct, 1992 89 out of 100 89
Quebec Gamers Genesis Aug 04, 2005 8.4 out of 10 84
Video Games Genesis Aug, 1992 80 out of 100 80 Genesis Apr 14, 2005 8 out of 10 80
SEGA-Mag (Objectif-SEGA) Genesis May 23, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Power Play Genesis Oct, 1992 79 out of 100 79
Nintendo Life Wii May 17, 2008 7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars 70
Mean Machines Genesis Nov, 1992 48 out of 100 48 (UK) Wii May 20, 2008 4 out of 10 40


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