DescriptionBlazing Lazers is a top-down shooter featuring 9 levels of varied and fast-paced action. The story here is the usual save-the-world variety. You must pilot your ship against 8 super-weapons and ultimately destroy the menace once and for all.
The power-up system in Blazing Lazers deserves special mention. There are four main types of weapons, and each type of weapon can be upgraded several times to produce an incredible amount of firepower. In addition, there are secondary weapons systems that provide you with shields, homing missiles, multi-fire units, or super weapon power.
- "Gunhed" -- Japanese title
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|Computer and Video Games (CVG)||Sep, 1989||96 out of 100||96|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||Sep, 1989||11.4 out of 12||95|
|Gamezone (Germany)||Jun 28, 2006||9.3 out of 10||93|
|Game Informer Magazine||Jul, 2002||9.25 out of 10||92|
|Zero||Nov, 1989||91 out of 100||91|
|Pixel-Heroes.de||Aug, 2006||9 out of 10||90|
|The Video Game Critic||Aug 19, 2001||B+||83|
|Quebec Gamers||Nov 20, 2005||8.3 out of 10||83|
|IGN||May 29, 2007||8 out of 10||80|
|Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM)||Dec, 1989||31 out of 40||78|
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Japanese Virtual Console and PlayStation Network re-releasesDue to possible licensing issues, the versions of the game released on the Japanese Virtual Console and the PlayStation Network's PC Engine Archives line-up are the American version.