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Fast Striker is an arcade-style vertical shooter with a science fiction setting. While the game is essentially 2D, the backgrounds consists of pre-rendered 3D graphics. This game features six stages with over 40 enemy types.

You can choose between 3 game modes (Novice, Original and Maniac) with different scoring systems. The modes differ, for example, in the set of available techniques. In comparison to the Novice mode, the Original mode features a shield to protect the ship, which can be activated for a short time, and holding the down the spread fire button will also shoot rockets after a few moments. Furthermore, the enemies are colored differently in Novice mode to make them more visible, and you collect golden stars as part of the scoring system. The Maniac mode adds some new ways to get higher scores. For example, the distance between your ship and an enemy influences the score: you get a larger bonus the nearer you are to the enemy ship when you destroy it. Destroying many enemies in short time will also increase the number of awarded points. Last, you can activate a "Grind Mode" by focusing your ship's laser beam on a huge enemy. The beam will turn green after a while and then all destroyed enemies will give a higher score.


Fast Striker Dreamcast Loading screen
Fast Striker Dreamcast Stage 1
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Fast Striker Dreamcast The amount of bullets on screen is impressive.

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User Reviews

Still no need to pack away your Dreamcast. Dreamcast Riemann80 (18962)

Critic Reviews

Retro Gamer Dreamcast 2011 87 out of 100 87
neXGam Dreamcast Feb, 2011 8.1 out of 10 81 Dreamcast May 09, 2011 8 out of 10 80
ReVival Dreamcast Nov, 2010 8 out of 10 80
MAN!AC Dreamcast Mar, 2011 76 out of 100 76
SEGA-Mag (Objectif-SEGA) Dreamcast Mar, 2011 7 out of 10 70 Dreamcast Mar 11, 2011 13 out of 20 65
Way Too Many Games PlayStation 4 Nov 14, 2018 6 out of 10 60
RetroManiac Dreamcast Aug, 2011 3 out of 5 60
Gaming Age PS Vita Dec 14, 2018 C- 42


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