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The Earth is threatened by mutant plant life and their brainwashed human followers. Only one force can stop the evil vegetables from taking root: Power Strike, the most versatile jet fighter in the world. Blast the enemy in the air and and on the ground and save the planet from the creeping green menace.

There are six rounds to complete (three in the mobile version). In each round, numbers (from 1 to 8) can be found on the ground either enclosed by a ring, or in the air carried by a ship. Getting these numbers will upgrade your firepower. Get more of the same number for a maximum upgrade. Unfortunately, whatever the type of firepower you get, you will have a limited supply of ammo, so you need to stock up on the same type of firepower if you get too low.

At the end of each round, there is an end-of-round boss which involves shooting parts of its base in order to destroy it. Intermediate bosses can be found in the last three rounds (console version only).


Power Strike MSX The world is under attack
Power Strike SEGA Master System What the hell is that thing?
Power Strike SEGA Master System That think may look pretty. Too bad it's deadly
Power Strike SEGA Master System Nice Pattern

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Alternate Titles

  • "Aleste" -- Japanese title / Mobile title
  • "アレスタ" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Excellent shooter for the SMS SEGA Master System gametrader (233)

Critic Reviews

Sega Does SEGA Master System May 05, 2015 A- 91
Génération 4 SEGA Master System Dec, 1988 91 out of 100 91
1UP! SEGA Master System Dec 15, 2007 82 out of 100 82
Power Play SEGA Master System May, 1988 8 out of 10 80
Video Games SEGA Master System Mar, 1991 79 out of 100 79 SEGA Master System Feb 28, 2013 15 out of 20 75 MSX Feb, 2008 7 out of 10 70 SEGA Master System Feb, 2008 7 out of 10 70
GameSpot J2ME Aug 10, 2004 5.2 out of 10 52
Pocket Gamer UK J2ME Oct 24, 2006 5 out of 10 50


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