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Burning Force (Genesis)

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In this game, you play the role of Hiromo, a blue-haired girl who roams the skies on her trusty red airbike. One day, during a routine patrol, she discovered aliens have attacked the Earth. Of course, it is up to our heroine to go on a solo mission, flying in her airbike around the Earth, fighting regular enemies and bosses, and ultimately saving the planet.

This is a pseudo-3D scrolling shooter similar to Space Harrier. The game is viewed from behind-the-character perspective. You can use regular fire attacks or limited super-powerful shots that do big damage.


Burning Force Genesis Options menu
Burning Force Genesis Desert level
Burning Force Genesis Blasting enemies on your first day
Burning Force Genesis Preparing for a big battle

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Alternate Titles

  • "バーニングフォース" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

Raze Jan, 1991 77 out of 100 77
Sega Does Feb 21, 2017 B 75
Joystick (French) Dec, 1990 71 out of 100 71
Play Time Apr, 1992 63 out of 100 63 Jun 24, 2004 6 out of 10 60
Power Play Jan, 1991 51 out of 100 51
Génération 4 Dec, 1990 5 out of 10 50
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Dec, 1990 4.8 out of 12 40


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Unicorn Lynx (181697) added Burning Force (Genesis) on Mar 15, 2005
Other platforms contributed by Michael Cassidy (21135) and Kohler 86 (7965)