Gemini Wing (Atari ST)

Gemini Wing Atari ST Title screen

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Humans and aliens are living in harmony in the future, until a tabloid journalist stirs up hatred towards aliens. They respond by invading the planet, and it's down to the protagonist to clear up a situation scarily similar to reality in this arcade conversion.

Gemini Wing is a vertically-scrolling shoot 'em up, which is distinguished by its unusual power-up system. Instead of gaining occasional tokens which lead to lasting weaponry improvements, occasional flurries of tokens are released to ensure a quick burst of improved fire. The organic backgrounds are detailed, and have many sections which fire at the player character.

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Gemini Wing Atari ST Title screen
Gemini Wing Atari ST A wave of green aliens
Gemini Wing Atari ST Level 4 - and this is my first go, evne with the distraction of getting these shots
Gemini Wing Atari ST High scores

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Critic Reviews

Atari ST User Oct, 1989 8 out of 10 80
The Games Machine (UK) Sep, 1989 71 out of 100 71
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Dec, 1989 650 out of 1000 65
ST Format Apr, 1991 64 out of 100 64
The One Mar, 1991 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Raze May, 1991 60 out of 100 60
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Sep, 1989 7 out of 12 58

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

The Arcade version of Gemini Wing appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.
Martin Smith (63058) added Gemini Wing (Atari ST) on Jul 09, 2005
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