DescriptionGynoug is a horror-themed shoot'em up similar to Thunder Force and other horizontal shooters. But other than most of them where you play a spaceship of some sort, here you play as Wor, a member of the so-called 'Flying men' who look quite similar to angels. The home planet of these people, Iccus, has been taken over by a virus that has mutated into a collection of quite horrible creatures, and every previous attempt to battle them has failed. So now it is Wor's turn to save his home planet and destroy these mutants once and for all!
Gynoug consists of 6 levels with no check points, instead you continue right where you died if you have any lifes left. Each level (except the last) has a mid-boss and a large end-boss. There are three types of shots, one that fires in a triangular fashion, one that fires more concentrated in a corridor and a bit to the back and above/below you, and one that fires to the front and back simultaneously. You can power them up in two ways, by shooting more bullets and by strengthening them. Also, feathers can increase your speed like in Gradius.
- "Gynoug" -- Japanese/European title
- "ジノーグ" -- Japanese spelling
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|Pixel-Heroes.de||Genesis||Jan, 2004||10 out of 10||100|
|Player One||Genesis||Apr, 1992||91 out of 100||91|
|Computer and Video Games (CVG)||Genesis||Apr, 1991||91 out of 100||91|
|1UP!||Genesis||Oct 23, 2009||89 out of 100||89|
|Power Play||Genesis||Apr, 1991||84 out of 100||84|
|The Video Game Critic||Genesis||Mar 23, 2011||B+||83|
|HonestGamers||Genesis||Apr 12, 2004||8 out of 10||80|
|Retrogaming History||Genesis||Jul 23, 2008||8 out of 10||80|
|Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM)||Genesis||Jun, 1991||7 out of 10||70|
|Sega-16.com||Genesis||Jul 08, 2004||7 out of 10||70|
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