M.U.S.H.A. (Genesis)

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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 The enemy base is destroyed, so it's all over, right?
M.U.S.H.A. Genesis The true face of the boss
M.U.S.H.A. Genesis Title Screen (JPN)
M.U.S.H.A. Genesis Stage 3 boss

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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 (673) 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars

Critic Reviews

Sega-16.com Jul 10, 2004 10 out of 10 100
Sega Does May 25, 2017 A 100
The Video Game Critic Dec 22, 2003 A 100
Gamezone (Germany) Apr 26, 2001 9.2 out of 10 92
GamesCollection Nov 14, 2007 9 out of 10 90
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
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 (10648) added M.U.S.H.A. (Genesis) on Jun 04, 2006
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