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Vertical Force (Virtual Boy)

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Description

This is a Gradius style top down shooter with the standard power-ups of Laser, Wide Shot, and Shield.

Each power-up can be enhanced up to three levels. You can also pick up AI Drones that can be powered up as well.

You can use up to four drones or they can be placed into reserve. Three types of drones are available. Laser, Wide Shot and Repair. Each can be powered up to 4 levels. Repair drones carry out repairs that restore your damage meter when they are not fighting.

The 3D component of this game has you switching between high-altitude and low-altitude to face the enemies.

Screenshots

Vertical Force Virtual Boy Somewhat further into the first level.
Vertical Force Virtual Boy Mission briefing. Sortoff.
Vertical Force Virtual Boy Level 1 start.
Vertical Force Virtual Boy Title screen.

Alternate Titles

  • "バーティカルフォース" -- Japanese spelling

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The Press Says

GameFan Magazine Nov, 1995 83 out of 100 83
Nintendo Life May 26, 2009 7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars 70
Defunct Games May 22, 2005 69 out of 100 69
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Feb, 1996 6.8 out of 10 68
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Dec 10, 2003 6 out of 10 60
Electric Playground Jun 14, 1996 4.5 out of 10 45
GamePro (US) Apr, 1996 2 out of 5 40
The Video Game Critic Jul 17, 2003 D 25

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Eric Smith (2870) added Vertical Force (Virtual Boy) on Jan 26, 2007