Soulstar (SEGA CD)

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Soulstar for the Sega CD/Mega CD is a 3D shoot-'em up that combines several different types of gameplay into one game. Some levels in this game are on a fixed path, similar to Space Harrier or Star Fox. Other levels allow your space craft to hover freely around a 3D environment, and in other levels your craft transforms into a walker robot for close-up attacks.

In Soulstar the player takes the role of a warrior pilot known as Bryk Hammelt. It is your mission to prevent an alien aggressor known as the Myrkoids from draining the Soulstar system of its energy resources.


Soulstar SEGA CD Level 3 is where you finally get to use the walker mode.
Soulstar SEGA CD Level 1, part 2
Soulstar SEGA CD Level 2 is where you actually select the game difficulty.
Soulstar SEGA CD Level 1, part 1

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Alternate Titles

  • "Soul Star" -- In-game title
  • "ソウルスター" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

Player One Dec, 1994 92 out of 100 92
Video Games & Computer Entertainment Jan, 1995 9 out of 10 90
GameFan Magazine Jan, 1995 86 out of 100 86
Megablast Sep, 1994 85 out of 100 85
Play Time Dec, 1994 85 out of 100 85
Mega Fun Nov, 1994 85 out of 100 85
Video Games Nov, 1994 84 out of 100 84
GamePro (US) Feb, 1995 4 out of 5 80 Jul 09, 2004 6 out of 10 60
The Video Game Critic Aug 22, 2001 C 50


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The game was named the Best Sega CD Shooter Game of the Year in GameFan's 1994 "Megawards" (Vol 3, Iss. 1)
quizzley7 (21719) added Soulstar (SEGA CD) on Feb 16, 2004