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Thunder Force V: Perfect System (PlayStation)

Thunder Force V: Perfect System Screenshots

PlayStation version

Thunder Force V: Perfect System PlayStation An intro screenshot. The video quality is truly awful in this game.

An intro screenshot. The video quality is truly awful in this game.

Thunder Force V: Perfect System PlayStation The remains of the TFIV ship are collected by a human salvage team.

The remains of the TFIV ship are collected by a human salvage team.

Thunder Force V: Perfect System PlayStation Analyzing the remains of the original Vasteel.

Analyzing the remains of the original Vasteel.

Thunder Force V: Perfect System PlayStation Automated Babel fortress is built to safeguard humanity.

Automated Babel fortress is built to safeguard humanity.

Thunder Force V: Perfect System PlayStation Launching RVR01 Gauntlet (here the video suddenly switches to full-screen).

Launching RVR01 Gauntlet (here the video suddenly switches to full-screen).

Thunder Force V: Perfect System PlayStation Title screen [640x480 (originally 512x480)]

Title screen [640x480 (originally 512x480)]

Thunder Force V: Perfect System PlayStation Initial stage-select screen [640x480 (originally 512x480)]

Initial stage-select screen [640x480 (originally 512x480)]

Thunder Force V: Perfect System PlayStation Loading screen

Loading screen

Thunder Force V: Perfect System PlayStation Level one - "No Blue".

Level one - "No Blue".

Thunder Force V: Perfect System PlayStation This is the only stage that bears any improvements from the Saturn original.

This is the only stage that bears any improvements from the Saturn original.

Thunder Force V: Perfect System PlayStation Don't believe the hype.

Don't believe the hype.

Thunder Force V: Perfect System PlayStation Some enemies are very cool-looking.

Some enemies are very cool-looking.

Thunder Force V: Perfect System PlayStation Some of the game's bosses have metal band names, however, the game is not consistent in its naming strategy.

Some of the game's bosses have metal band names, however, the game is not consistent in its naming strategy.

Thunder Force V: Perfect System PlayStation Level two. If you have ever played this game on Saturn, don't look!

Level two. If you have ever played this game on Saturn, don't look!

Thunder Force V: Perfect System PlayStation This stage took a heavy graphical hit on Playstation.

This stage took a heavy graphical hit on Playstation.

Thunder Force V: Perfect System PlayStation Fighting a giant robot-ape mid-boss.

Fighting a giant robot-ape mid-boss.

Thunder Force V: Perfect System PlayStation This is quite possibly the easiest stage in the game.

This is quite possibly the easiest stage in the game.

Thunder Force V: Perfect System PlayStation Level Three - "Human Road". Unleashing

Level Three - "Human Road". Unleashing

Thunder Force V: Perfect System PlayStation The TFV bonus system encourages aggressive play.

The TFV bonus system encourages aggressive play.

Thunder Force V: Perfect System PlayStation The game is nice enough to warn you of any incoming enemies with large "Danger" arrows.

The game is nice enough to warn you of any incoming enemies with large "Danger" arrows.

Thunder Force V: Perfect System PlayStation And again - you can easily see how ugly the Playstation version of the game is.

And again - you can easily see how ugly the Playstation version of the game is.

Thunder Force V: Perfect System PlayStation This portion of the game is missing all the transparent parallax from the Saturn version.

This portion of the game is missing all the transparent parallax from the Saturn version.

Thunder Force V: Perfect System PlayStation Fighting a mid-boss.

Fighting a mid-boss.

Thunder Force V: Perfect System PlayStation Despite its difficulty, the game never resorts to bullet-hell tactics.

Despite its difficulty, the game never resorts to bullet-hell tactics.

Thunder Force V: Perfect System PlayStation Despite looking quite menacingly, this boss can be dispatched in a matter of seconds with the Free-Range weapon.

Despite looking quite menacingly, this boss can be dispatched in a matter of seconds with the Free-Range weapon.

Thunder Force V: Perfect System PlayStation The most difficult of the first three bosses - Armament Armed Arm!

The most difficult of the first three bosses - Armament Armed Arm!

Thunder Force V: Perfect System PlayStation Yup, you'll die a lot too. [640x480 (originally 512x480)]

Yup, you'll die a lot too. [640x480 (originally 512x480)]

Thunder Force V: Perfect System PlayStation Play summary. [640x480 (originally 512x480)]

Play summary. [640x480 (originally 512x480)]