Darius Twin (SNES)

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The evil alliance under the leadership of Belser is attacking your world; as pilot of a Silver Hawk fighter, your goal is to stop them! Darius Twin is a side scrolling shooter similar to other games in the Darius series. You'll fly through a series of different stages, each with numerous enemies and ending with a large boss. You begin the game with a limited amount of fire power, but after shooting certain enemies power ups are left behind to increase your capabilities. Unlike many of the Darius games, if your ship is destroyed you don't lose all of the weapons you've collected; likewise you also continue on at the same point rather than being sent back to a checkpoint. Similar to many of the Darius games there are different routes that can be taken towards the final stage. At the end of each stage, you are shown a map and can select the next stage you would like to complete.


Darius Twin SNES Another attack from behind
Darius Twin SNES Careful, don't crash into cave walls!
Darius Twin SNES Blasting enemies on the first stage
Darius Twin SNES Dodging enemy fire...

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Alternate Titles

  • "ダライアスツイン" -- Japanese spelling

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Computer and Video Games (CVG) Jun, 1991 88 out of 100 88
Tilt Jun, 1991 16 out of 20 80
Games-X Apr 26, 1991 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Score Dec, 1994 70 out of 100 70
Video Games Jun, 1991 70 out of 100 70
Nintendo Power Magazine Nov, 1991 3.3 out of 5 66
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Aug, 1991 26 out of 40 65
Video Game Den May 01, 2012 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Jun, 1991 6.4 out of 12 53
IMPLANTgames Jul 26, 2010 5 out of 10 50


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Servo (57398) added Darius Twin (SNES) on Apr 24, 2005
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