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Giga Wing (Dreamcast)

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Perspective
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63
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Description

In the World of Giga Wing, many wars have been fought for the divine stone Medallion. Entire civilizations were destroyed in the struggle for gaining control of the legendary item. Now, in the year 2050, four pilots have set off, each carrying a mysterious stone. The stones are said to be the only way to destroy Medallion once and for all. The player can choose to complete the journey for any of the four pilots.

Giga Wing is a vertical scrolling shoot 'em up. Up to two players must steer their planes around enemy bullets and destroy everything in their path with only a limited amount of lives. When tapping the A button, the main gun is fired. Holding the button activates the Reflect Force. The B button fires a bomb from a limited stock to become temporarily invincible. Power-ups can be collected to increase the bomb and life stock or enhance the main gun's fire power.

Scoring works by using the Reflect Force to repel enemy shots. Once the shots hit an enemy, medals appear in their place. When these are collected, the score multiplier increases.

There are two game modes, arcade and score attack. Arcade plays just like the original coin-op game, and score attack lets the player choose a stage and fight for the highest score there. In this mode, the player has unlimited lives, however the score multiplier will reset once the player dies or uses a bomb.

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Alternate Titles

  • "GigaWing" -- Cover title

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The Press Says

The Video Game Critic Jun 22, 2007 B+ 83
Shin Force Jan 24, 2000 7.6 out of 10 76
HonestGamers May 08, 2005 7 out of 10 70
IGN Jul 20, 2000 6 out of 10 60
Daily Radar 2000 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 50
GameSpot Dec 09, 1999 4.4 out of 10 44

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robotriot (8637) added Giga Wing (Dreamcast) on Jan 05, 2009
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