It's the year 2999 and a whole city worships a sacred crystal called The Artefact, said to provide mystical protection to the city. But equally legendary is the story of how one day a Giant would come and steal the crystal, thus destroying the city.
That millennial catastrophe is about to happen as a race of aliens suddenly appear in the sky with invasion and world domination on their minds. And now, only you can stop them. . .
Become a member of the elite combat team Retro Force as you blast your way through space and time in an attempt save your world from the clutches of an alien race complete with giant mother ship.
Retro Force gives you a choice of 7 characters to adopt, each with their own characteristic spacecraft and each heavily armed. Now that The Artefact has been fragmented by the alien invasion, you and the rest of the Retro Force have been sucked backwards into time. . . to return your little bit of the cosmos to order you will have to fight your way back to the near past and prevent The Artefact ever being destroyed.
Retro Force blasts you into a 2D style classic shoot'em up, but one played in a true 3D world. The action is fast and furious as you down all comers and try to protect yourself by picking up such extras as the plasma ball generator. In your path lie four end-of-level guardians, each one controlled by your ultimate adversary, Kyati.
What lies behind you need not concern you - turn back and you perish. . .
Contributed by Xoleras (66122) on Nov 02, 2004.