Blazing Lazers

Critic Score User Score
Wii U
...
...
Wii
79
3.2
TurboGrafx-16
86
3.8
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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 First Level
Blazing Lazers TurboGrafx-16 Level 4 Boss
Blazing Lazers TurboGrafx-16 Good weapon massacres enemies

Alternate Titles

  • "Gunhed" -- Japanese title

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Critic Reviews

HonestGamers TurboGrafx-16 Jan 14, 2004 10 out of 10 100
The Virtual Console Archive Wii Apr, 2007 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) TurboGrafx-16 Sep, 1989 11.4 out of 12 95
Digital Press - Classic Video Games TurboGrafx-16 Dec 10, 2003 9 out of 10 90
Mag'64 Wii Dec 10, 2009 8.5 out of 10 85
The Video Game Critic TurboGrafx-16 Aug 19, 2001 B+ 83
Quebec Gamers TurboGrafx-16 Nov 20, 2005 8.3 out of 10 83
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) TurboGrafx-16 Dec, 1989 31 out of 40 78
HonestGamers TurboGrafx-16 Jan 16, 2004 6 out of 10 60
Eurogamer.net (UK) Wii May 25, 2007 6 out of 10 60

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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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