DescriptionSpace Harrier II follows (very closely) in the footsteps of its predecessor and involves you (a Space Harrier) going off to save "Fantasy Land". This combined with the many flashing gaudy colors the game throws at you leads me to believe that it was born out of a bad acid trip.
There are 13 stages to complete by jetting around and blasting bad guys and bosses as they approach. The game is played from behind the main character and the landscape rushes up in 3D similar to the effect used in many car games such as Outrun.
The game uses many of the enemies and bosses from the first Space Harrier, but adds an array of new ones as well.
- "スペースハリアーII" -- Japanese spelling
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- Genre: Chase-view / Space Harrier-style shooter
- Launch title: Mega Drive (Japan)
- Space Harrier series
|A Great Game To Begin A System With.||Guy Chapman (1739)|
|The Games Machine (UK)||Jun, 1989||85 out of 100||85|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||May, 1989||9.6 out of 12||80|
|Mean Machines||Nov, 1990||77 out of 100||77|
|Sega-16.com||Jul 08, 2004||7 out of 10||70|
|Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM)||Sep, 1989||27 out of 40||68|
|Raze||Jan, 1991||60 out of 100||60|
|The Video Game Critic||Sep 09, 2001||F||0|
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Mega Drive Japanese launch titleSpace Harrier II, along with Super Thunder Blade, was one of the two titles available for the Sega Mega Drive upon its original Japanese launch in October 1988.
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