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Blazing 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.


Blazing Lazers TurboGrafx-16 Level 4 is BRAINS
Blazing Lazers TurboGrafx-16 Easter Island Heads, too
Blazing Lazers TurboGrafx-16 Second Level Boss
Blazing Lazers TurboGrafx-16 Stealth bomber?

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Blazing Lazers Screenshot
Blazing Lazers Screenshot
Blazing Lazers Screenshot
Blazing Lazers Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "Gunhed" -- Japanese title

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Critic Reviews

HonestGamers Jan 14, 2004 10 out of 10 100
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
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Dec 10, 2003 9 out of 10 90 Aug, 2006 9 out of 10 90
Defunct Games Dec 15, 2007 85 out of 100 85
Quebec Gamers Nov 20, 2005 8.3 out of 10 83
HonestGamers Jan 16, 2004 6 out of 10 60


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Japanese Virtual Console and PlayStation Network re-releases

Due 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.
quizzley7 (21744) added Blazing Lazers (TurboGrafx-16) on May 07, 2005
Other platforms contributed by Lance Boyle (1419), Michael Cassidy (20650) and gamewarrior (5115)