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Over Horizon (NES)

Over Horizon NES Title screen


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Over Horizon is a side-scrolling shooter in which the player has to guide a spaceship through various levels and destroy numerous enemies. The ship's weapons can be fired in tow directions and defeated enemies sometimes drop power-ups that equip the ship with different weapons and up to two options. There are three different weapons in addition to the standard shot: Laser, homing missiles and bombs.

The "Edit Mode" presents an unusual feature. In it, players can determine the options positions (which can be changed by pressing the A and B button simultaneously), as well as the properties of the weapons. It is, for example, possible to have the laser behave like homing missiles or the homing missiles like bombs.


Over Horizon NES Edit mode - creating a "homing laser".
Over Horizon NES Lots of little blue ships are attacking.
Over Horizon NES The first stage
Over Horizon NES In stage two, you have to destroy these control panels to open or close doors.

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The Press Says

HonestGamers Jun 20, 2013 9 out of 10 90
GamesCollection May 08, 2009 9 out of 10 90
Total! (Germany) Nov, 1994 1.75 out of 6 85
Quebec Gamers Jan 13, 2008 8.3 out of 10 83
Megablast Dec, 1993 78 out of 100 78
Video Games Mar, 1993 76 out of 100 76


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Mobygamesisreanimated (10785) added Over Horizon (NES) on Jun 20, 2007