Arrow Flash (Genesis)

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Arrow Flash is a side-scrolling space shooter. The player controls a female spaceship pilot who is sent on a mission into deep space to save the Earth from an assault by an evil dragon from another galaxy. Moving vertically or horizontally, players must avoid or kill the enemies and make it to the end of the level alive where a boss battle awaits. During gameplay, the player can switch at any time between two modes: normal spaceship and flying robot. The two forms use different weapons and also have different special abilities, called Arrow Flash. While the spaceship can fire destructive lasers for major damage, the robot can raise a shield that will protect from enemy attacks for some time and instantly kill anything that touches it. The Arrow Flash attacks can be charged by holding a button for several seconds, or collect icons during your flight to release it quickly afterwards.


Arrow Flash Genesis Let's start with some destruction!
Arrow Flash Genesis Title screen
Arrow Flash Genesis Uh-oh, that doesn't look good...
Arrow Flash Genesis Come on, you big bully!

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Alternate Titles

  • "アローフラッシュ" -- Japanese spelling
  • "애로우 후래쉬" -- Korean spelling

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Decent shooter. Majestic Lizard (676) 2.83 Stars2.83 Stars2.83 Stars2.83 Stars2.83 Stars

Critic Reviews

Player One Jun, 1991 90 out of 100 90
1UP! Apr 04, 2008 88 out of 100 88
Interface 1991 78 out of 100 78
Raze Aug, 1991 73 out of 100 73 Jul 08, 2004 6 out of 10 60
Video Games Feb, 1991 58 out of 100 58
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Dec, 1990 6.4 out of 12 53
Insomnia May 15, 2006 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Génération 4 Dec, 1990 3 out of 10 30
Sega Does Feb 27, 2017 D- 16


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Electronic Gaming Monthly (December 1990 - Issue 17) listed this games title as V-Attack in its International Outlook section. The V-Attack is actually a super weapon attack that the Arrow Flash ship can do.
Unicorn Lynx (181723) added Arrow Flash (Genesis) on Mar 11, 2005