This 32X-exclusive sci-fi shooter is similar gameplay-wise to Sega's
arcade game Zaxxon
. The graphics consist of a diagonally scrolling playfield which creates a pseudo 3D environment. The backgrounds are drawn using 2D scrolling planes, but the enemy and ship objects are drawn using 3D flat-shaded polygons.
Although the basic goal of each of the 9 levels is to shoot everything without getting shot, the game has a strategic element. Your basic spacecraft has very little firepower, and can only sustain one hit. To make matters worse, there are very few power-ups. In order to survive, you have to jump on top of enemies and take control of their weapons systems. This system allows for a large variety of player-controllable ships.
- "Parasquad" -- Japanese title
- "Motherbase" -- European title
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This entry to the MobyGames database was contributed by quizzley7 (21229)
on Nov 24, 2002.