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Truxton II (FM Towns)

Truxton II FM Towns Title screen

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Description

Volcanic eruptions have been occurring on a deserted planet somewhere in deep space for quite some time. Then, on a fateful day, they culminated in a gigantic explosion, and a terrifying creature appeared. It is the emperor of the Gidans, thought to be defeated in the last galactic war. Now, the threat is back: the Gidans army is quickly assembled, and in a short time they dominate the galaxy again. Only a handful of refugees escape to deliver the news to the astroport. A pilot navigating the HyperFighter One aircraft is sent to stop the Gidans once and for all.

Like its predecessor, Truxton II is a vertically scrolling shooter. The gameplay is very similar to that of the first game: the player-controlled aircraft has three basic weapons (distinguished by the colors of corresponding power-ups) and bombs at his disposal. The rest of the power-ups are also the same as in the first game: increasing the ship's speed, the amount of bombs, and the lives of the player characters. A special power-up can also summon two wingmen to fight alongside the hero. Beside the single-player mode, the game also includes co-op multiplayer.

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Truxton II FM Towns Score, well, at least I beat TOA
Truxton II FM Towns The red powerup shoots huge explosions
Truxton II FM Towns Blue is homing lasers
Truxton II FM Towns Title screen

Alternate Titles

  • "達人王" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Tatsujin Ō" -- Japanese title

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Edge Nov, 1993 8 out of 10 80

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אולג 小奥 (171325) added Truxton II (FM Towns) on Jul 31, 2011
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