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Description

Strider has been called into action to save the people of the planet Magenta, armed with a Gyro laser and matter converter. He must fight his way through a forest, a ruined city, underground colonies, a roof-top battle, and finally the prison ship in which the Megantan leader is held.

The gameplay is similar to the original, consisting of running, jumping and attacking, with a very dynamic central character. The laser gun can be used while standing still; moving attacks with the sword are still possible, with the two weapons combining similarly to the Switchblade games. Tokens can be collected, which will turn you into a robot to face the end-of-level enemies if enough are collected.

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Strider 2 Amstrad CPC Climbing a chain
Strider 2 Amstrad CPC Level 3
Strider 2 Amstrad CPC Level 4
Strider 2 Amstrad CPC Using your blade

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Alternate Titles

  • "Strider II" -- European SEGA Mega Drive + Master System title
  • "Journey From Darkness: Strider Returns" -- Alternate Title

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Trivia

Cover

The cover art for the Genesis, Sega Game Gear and Sega Master System versions was painted by Julie Bell and is entitled Night Of The Killer Mechs.

Awards

  • ST Format
    • Issue 01/1991 – #5 Best Platform Game in 1990 (Atari ST)

*Katakis* (38222) added Strider 2 (Amstrad CPC) on Dec 18, 2005
Other platforms contributed by Martin Smith (62888) and Terok Nor (23168)