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Heavy Unit (TurboGrafx-16)

Heavy Unit TurboGrafx-16 Title Screen


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Heavy Unit is a "shoot-'em-up" game.

It's year 2014 and human colony "Le Tau" is under attack by some strange aliens. You are given command a special starship that can be transformed into mecha (giant robot) through game by obtaining various power ups. Besides that it's a typical shooting game where you have to fly through various side scrolling levels and shoot everything you see.


Heavy Unit TurboGrafx-16 ... and three giant, fire-breathing serpents as more or less welcoming party. Guess this one's won't be finished so soon.
Heavy Unit TurboGrafx-16 Fast scrolling, three heavily firing turrets, a stomping device ...
Heavy Unit TurboGrafx-16 Brrrr, caterpillars made of skulls!
Heavy Unit TurboGrafx-16 Title Screen

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Tilt Mar, 1990 16 out of 20 80
The Games Machine (UK) Mar, 1990 77 out of 100 77
Power Play Mar, 1990 61 out of 100 61
Pixel-Heroes.de Jan, 2008 6 out of 10 60
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Feb, 1990 5 out of 12 42


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haynor666 (666) added Heavy Unit (TurboGrafx-16) on Dec 30, 2009
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