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Space Harrier II follows (very closely) in the footsteps of its predecessor and involves you (a Space Harrier) going off to save "Fantasy Land". This combined with the many flashing gaudy colors the game throws at you leads me to believe that it was born out of a bad acid trip.

There are 13 stages to complete by jetting around and blasting bad guys and bosses as they approach. The game is played from behind the main character and the landscape rushes up in 3D similar to the effect used in many car games such as Outrun.

The game uses many of the enemies and bosses from the first Space Harrier, but adds an array of new ones as well.


Space Harrier II Atari ST High score chart
Space Harrier II Atari ST Run, harrier, run!
Space Harrier II Atari ST Mind those enemies!
Space Harrier II Atari ST Ouch!

Promo Images

Space Harrier II Screenshot
Space Harrier II Screenshot
Space Harrier II Screenshot
Space Harrier II Screenshot


Alternate Titles

  • "Space Harrier II Classic" -- iOS and Android release title
  • "スペースハリアーII" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

Zero Mar, 1990 85 out of 100 85
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Mar, 1990 819 out of 1000 82
The Games Machine (UK) Apr, 1990 79 out of 100 79
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Mar, 1990 78 out of 100 78
Power Play Apr, 1990 65 out of 100 65
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Mar, 1990 7.6 out of 12 63
ST Format Apr, 1990 51 out of 100 51


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Mega Drive Japanese launch title

Space Harrier II, along with Super Thunder Blade, was one of the two titles available for the Sega Mega Drive upon its original Japanese launch in October 1988.
John Scott (459) added Space Harrier II (Atari ST) on May 14, 2004
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