Blazing Lazers

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TurboGrafx-16
86
3.8
PlayStation 3
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Description

Blazing Lazers is a top-down shooter featuring 9 levels of varied and fast-paced action. The story here is the usual save-the-world variety. You must pilot your ship against 8 super-weapons and ultimately destroy the menace once and for all.

The power-up system in Blazing Lazers deserves special mention. There are four main types of weapons, and each type of weapon can be upgraded several times to produce an incredible amount of firepower. In addition, there are secondary weapons systems that provide you with shields, homing missiles, multi-fire units, or super weapon power.

Screenshots

Blazing Lazers TurboGrafx-16 Intelligent electric shooting
Blazing Lazers TurboGrafx-16 Nothing good will come out of that pyramid.
Blazing Lazers TurboGrafx-16 Easter Island Heads, too
Blazing Lazers TurboGrafx-16 Suprise Enemy!

Alternate Titles

  • "Gunhed" -- Japanese title

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Critic Reviews

Video Game Den TurboGrafx-16 Jul 28, 2011 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
The Virtual Console Archive Wii Apr, 2007 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Computer and Video Games (CVG) TurboGrafx-16 Sep, 1989 96 out of 100 96
Pixel-Heroes.de TurboGrafx-16 Aug, 2006 9 out of 10 90
Digital Press - Classic Video Games TurboGrafx-16 Dec 10, 2003 9 out of 10 90
Defunct Games TurboGrafx-16 Dec 15, 2007 85 out of 100 85
Mag'64 Wii Dec 10, 2009 8.5 out of 10 85
IGN TurboGrafx-16 May 29, 2007 8 out of 10 80
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) TurboGrafx-16 Dec, 1989 31 out of 40 78
GameSpot Wii May 22, 2007 7 out of 10 70

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Trivia

Japanese Virtual Console and PlayStation Network re-releases

Due to possible licensing issues, the versions of the game released on the Japanese Virtual Console and the PlayStation Network's PC Engine Archives line-up are the American version.
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