Darius Twin

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The evil alliance under the leadership of Belser is attacking your world; as pilot of a Silver Hawk fighter, your goal is to stop them! Darius Twin is a side scrolling shooter similar to other games in the Darius series. You'll fly through a series of different stages, each with numerous enemies and ending with a large boss. You begin the game with a limited amount of fire power, but after shooting certain enemies power ups are left behind to increase your capabilities. Unlike many of the Darius games, if your ship is destroyed you don't lose all of the weapons you've collected; likewise you also continue on at the same point rather than being sent back to a checkpoint. Similar to many of the Darius games there are different routes that can be taken towards the final stage. At the end of each stage, you are shown a map and can select the next stage you would like to complete.


Darius Twin SNES An end of level squid
Darius Twin SNES Warning! End of level boss approaching fast...
Darius Twin SNES Don't get hit by enemy fire without a shield!
Darius Twin SNES The gold shield is the most powerful one in the game/

Alternate Titles

  • "ダライアスツイン" -- Japanese spelling

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Computer and Video Games (CVG) SNES Jun, 1991 88 out of 100 88
Defunct Games Wii Dec 14, 2010 B 75
Video Games SNES Jun, 1991 70 out of 100 70
Power Play SNES Jul, 1991 67 out of 100 67
Nintendo Power Magazine SNES Nov, 1991 3.3 out of 5 66
Video Game Den SNES May 01, 2012 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
HonestGamers SNES Jan 13, 2004 6 out of 10 60
IMPLANTgames SNES Jul 26, 2010 5 out of 10 50
Nintendo Life Wii Dec 17, 2010 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 50
neXGam SNES 2002 4.4 out of 10 44


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