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BioMetal (SNES)

BioMetal SNES Title screen.

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3.0
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Description

BioMetal is a fast-paced, side-scrolling shooter game. The war that divided the galaxy and used all its resources has ended. A fleet was sent on a mission to find more natural resources. They never returned. Their last transmission reveals that the enemy created one last experiment - a combination of the aggressive nature of animals and the efficiency of machines named BioMetal.

The MF-92GX Halbard mothership has been assigned to destroy the threat. The player is piloting the MF-92GX Halbard fighter that is equipped with the experimental Gel Analog Mutant weapon. The GAM's power is charged up while not in use, and can be used to surround the ship as a protective shield or be thrown at the enemy forces. It slowly drains charge energy, and the pilot must balance being protected by the shield with recharging. Their are three choices each for primary and secondary weaponry, including plasma shots, lasers, and missiles. The enemies become larger, more aggressive, and more plentiful as the game progresses.

Screenshots

BioMetal SNES Title screen (Japan)
BioMetal SNES Title screen.
BioMetal SNES Game start
BioMetal SNES The Gel weapon can be fired in all 8 directions, allowing an attack such as this

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The Press Says

Nintendo Magazine System UK Jun, 1993 83 out of 100 83
1UP! Mar 26, 2004 74 out of 100 74
Game Players Dec, 1993 70 out of 100 70
IMPLANTgames Aug 09, 2010 7 out of 10 70
The Video Game Critic Jul 12, 2002 C+ 58
Consoles Plus Sep, 1994 55 out of 100 55
neXGam 2002 5 out of 10 50
All Game Guide 1998 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30

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Trivia

Soundtrack

The soundtrack consists of licensed reproductions of hit tracks from the 90's dance band 2 Unlimited.
Leonardo Canessa (9) added BioMetal (SNES) on Aug 03, 2005