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A spin-off from the Aleste series by Compile, Musha Aleste takes the same top-down shooter mechanics of its predecessors but stages the action in a bizarre universe that merges traditional Japanese lore with sci-fi mecha action.

Instead of commanding a ship, you will actually step into the cockpit of a ninja-styled mecha as you fight through the many levels in the game, with several option satellites that can be configured to use different formations.


M.U.S.H.A. Genesis Another mid-boss in the clouds
M.U.S.H.A. Genesis So many Chinese-style houses...
M.U.S.H.A. Genesis Getting started...
M.U.S.H.A. Genesis This robotic boss "breathes" fire

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Alternate Titles

  • "武者アレスタ" -- Japanese spelling
  • "M.U.S.H.A.: Metallic Uniframe Super Hybrid Armor" -- Alternate title
  • "Musha Aleste - Full Metal Fighter Ellinor" -- Japanese title

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This one takes me back... Majestic Lizard (676) 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars

Critic Reviews

The Video Game Critic Dec 22, 2003 A 100 Jul 10, 2004 10 out of 10 100
Gamezone (Germany) Apr 26, 2001 9.2 out of 10 92
Games-X Jun 27, 1991 92 out of 100 92
Video Games Mar, 1991 85 out of 100 85
IGN Jan 20, 2009 8.5 out of 10 85
Power Play Apr, 1991 84 out of 100 84
Génération 4 Feb, 1991 84 out of 100 84
Raze May, 1991 80 out of 100 80
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Feb, 1991 70 out of 100 70


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Zovni (10627) added M.U.S.H.A. (Genesis) on Jun 04, 2006
Other platforms contributed by Kam1Kaz3NL77 (440886) and Grog Logen (24)
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