DescriptionIn Philosoma, you blast through 18 vertical scrolling deep space environments in search of the mysterious distress call, destroying enemies and obstacles in your path.
Go up against a variety of vehicles including the "Hover Carrier," the "Makkon," and the "Missile Walker" as you clear your way with one of four main weapons such as the Vulcan, Laser, A-Break, or Ray-B. Each weapon can be upgraded up to three times when specific power-up icons are collected. A secondary weapon such as Buster grenades, MRMs, and SRMs are equipped at the beginning of a level or acquired through a power-up.
Enemies include other space ships and large insect like aliens.
- "フィロソマ" -- Japanese spelling
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The Press Says
|GameFan Magazine||Jan, 1996||86 out of 100||86|
|Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM)||Dec, 1995||8.1 out of 10||81|
|All Game Guide||1998||80|
|CD Player||1996||7 out of 10||70|
|Video Games & Computer Entertainment||Dec, 1995||7 out of 10||70|
|Game Players||Mar, 1996||65 out of 100||65|
|GamePro (US)||Apr, 1996||3 out of 5||60|
|Game Revolution||Jun 04, 2004||C||50|
|IGN||Dec 25, 1996||5 out of 10||50|
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