DescriptionAn alien threat looms over the galaxy and only you and your trusty star fighter can defeat them.
Pulstar is a 2D side-scrolling shooter in which you control your ship as it makes its way past stages filled with waves after waves of enemies bent on your destruction. You can upgrade your main weapons by collecting power-ups and charging up energy allows you to release charged attacks at the cost of power-up consumption. Additionally your ship comes with an ever-prescent "option" gun pod that floats around your ship and which can be positioned in several configurations to help protect the ship or increase its firepower.
While completely 2D, the game uses pre-rendered 3D sprites and includes fully animated cutscenes between each level. Also features support for two-player gameplay.
- "ACA NEOGEO Pulstar" -- PlayStation store title
- "パルスター" -- Japanese spelling
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|Pixel-Heroes.de||Neo Geo||Sep, 2003||10 out of 10||100|
|Defunct Games||Neo Geo||Jun 17, 2006||94 out of 100||94|
|GameFan Magazine||Neo Geo||Dec, 1995||92 out of 100||92|
|The Video Game Critic||Neo Geo CD||Apr 11, 2004||A-||91|
|All Game Guide||Arcade||1998||90|
|All Game Guide||Neo Geo||1998||90|
|Video Games||Neo Geo CD||Dec, 1995||85 out of 100||85|
|GamePro (US)||Neo Geo||Dec, 1995||4 out of 5||80|
|Mega Fun||Neo Geo||Oct, 1995||75 out of 100||75|
|HonestGamers||Neo Geo||Dec 14, 2003||7 out of 10||70|
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