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Time Soldiers (SEGA Master System)

100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
5 point score based on user ratings.

User Reviews

One or two player slow scrolling action shooter gametrader (229) unrated

Our Users Say

Category Description MobyScore
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 2.7
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 3.2
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 2.3
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 2.8
Story / Presentation The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed 3.0
Overall MobyScore (6 votes) 2.8

The Press Says

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Power Play
Nach viel Mittelmaß endlich wieder ein handfestes, gutes Actionspiel fürs Master System. Time Soldiors basiert auf einem uralten Spielprinzip: Man steuert sein Männchen an vielen Gefahren vorbei und schießt fleißig zurück. Die vielen Levels und die Idee mit den Zeitzonen geben dem Spiel einen speziellen Reiz. Auch technisch kann das Programm überzeugen; die Grafik ist bunt, abwechslungsreich und größtenteils frei vom berüchtigten Sega-Sprite-Geflacker. Der Schwierigkeitsgrad steigert sich allmählich; spielt man zu zweit, wird er merklich leichter.
All Game Guide
Time Soldiers provides a lot of action with an interesting time travel concept. It is rather hard so you really need to play with a friend.
Ennesima conversione da parte di Sega per la piccola console di casa,stavolta però i risultati non sono entusiasmanti probabilmente proprio a causa dei limiti hardware
Defunct Games
All this is not to say you can't find some entertainment value in Time Soldier, but it's not a journey that's ultimately worth your time or trouble. Considering that there are better games that are exactly likes this on the Master System, you should do yourself a favor and stay as far away from Time Soldier as you possibly can. The other games might not let you fight dinosaurs, but you don't really want to anyway!
The Video Game Critic
The programmers went crazy with the bosses - each stage has no less than FOUR. Most look pretty cool, like the hydra, minotaur, medusa, and Tyrannosaur Rex. The sub-bosses die pretty quickly if you just whale away at them, but defeating the "big" bosses can take forever! Besides that major annoyance, the controls are not very good. My shots never seem to go where I want them to. I normally enjoy games like this, but the lousy controls, uninspired graphics, and emphasis on bosses turned me off. Note: You can "continue" repeatedly by tapping the fire button after using your last life. You'll lose your weapons but your score will not reset.