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StarTropics (NES)

Genre
Perspective
Theme
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Written by  :  Scott G (731)
Written on  :  Jun 22, 2006
Platform  :  NES
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Summary

Great Game, and great story

The Good

I never seem to get bored of playing this game, while it is somewhat primitive, it still is amazing. At the time, this game had advanced graphics, catchy music, and a good storyline.

The Bad

Its primitive programming. Perhaps it was limited memory, but its hard stopping on time because you want to stop while Mike is still moving, but he sometimes will move when you dont want to, also turning sharply makes him stop then move again, this makes Captain Bell's bowling ball's a real pain sometimes. Also you can only shoot in 4 directions, while monsters can shoot in 8 directions.

The Bottom Line

Although its battle programing is a bit flawed, it is still a great game to play.