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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 Option use same weapon as I.
Blazing Lazers TurboGrafx-16 Take upgrade of weapons
Blazing Lazers TurboGrafx-16 First Level Mini Boss
Blazing Lazers TurboGrafx-16 Enemy cannons

Promo Images

Blazing Lazers Screenshot
Blazing Lazers Screenshot
Blazing Lazers Screenshot
Blazing Lazers Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "Gunhed" -- Japanese title

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Critic Reviews

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
The Video Game Critic TurboGrafx-16 Aug 19, 2001 B+ 83
Quebec Gamers TurboGrafx-16 Nov 20, 2005 8.3 out of 10 83
IGN TurboGrafx-16 May 29, 2007 8 out of 10 80
Nintendo Life Wii May 21, 2007 8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars 80
IGN Wii May 29, 2007 8 out of 10 80
GameSpot Wii May 22, 2007 7 out of 10 70
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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