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Dead Moon

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TurboGrafx-16
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3.5
Wii
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Description

About 200 years in the future, a comet is detected at the edge of the solar system. Astronomers determine that it will pass near the earth, and send probes to examine it. When the probes near the comet, it abruptly changes directions and heads towards earth. At the last moment, the people of earth are able to launch surface-to-comet missiles and deflect its impact into the moon. At the center of the impact crater, alien war machines are gathering! The U.N. sends a lone spaceship to the moon to destroy the alien threat.

Dead Moon is a side scrolling shooter with 6 levels that take place on earth, in space, and on the moon. It features 4 different primary weapon types, and several secondary weapon types. Each level features mini-bosses and end of level bosses.

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Dead Moon TurboGrafx-16 First Minibosses
Dead Moon TurboGrafx-16 Second Scene: Space
Dead Moon TurboGrafx-16 Third Level Miniboss
Dead Moon TurboGrafx-16 Second level minibosses

Alternate Titles

  • "デッドムーン 月世界の悪夢" -- Japanese spelling

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The Press Says

Joystick (French) TurboGrafx-16 Apr, 1991 86 out of 100 86
The Video Game Critic TurboGrafx-16 Apr 21, 2004 B+ 83
1UP! TurboGrafx-16 Jul 27, 2013 83 out of 100 83
Video Game Den TurboGrafx-16 Jul 28, 2011 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GamePro (US) TurboGrafx-16 Dec, 1992 3.5 out of 5 70
Defunct Games TurboGrafx-16 Jan 12, 2008 60 out of 100 60
All Game Guide TurboGrafx-16 2007 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Mag'64 Wii Jun 30, 2010 5.5 out of 10 55
IGN Wii Jun 04, 2007 5.5 out of 10 55
HonestGamers TurboGrafx-16 May 08, 2007 3 out of 10 30

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