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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 1, part 2
Soulstar SEGA CD Title Screen
Soulstar SEGA CD A Tunnel
Soulstar SEGA CD A Very Dramatic Intro

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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
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Dec, 1994 91 out of 100 91
GameFan Magazine Jan, 1995 86 out of 100 86
Mega Fun Nov, 1994 85 out of 100 85
Play Time Dec, 1994 85 out of 100 85
GamePro (US) Feb, 1995 4 out of 5 80
Mean Machines Nov, 1994 77 out of 100 77 Jul 09, 2004 6 out of 10 60
Sega Force Feb 22, 1995 55 out of 100 55
The Video Game Critic Aug 22, 2001 C 50


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Jaguar CD version

An Atari Jaguar CD version was in the works but never left prototype stage.


  • GameFan
    • 1994 (Vol 3, Iss. 1) – Best Sega CD Shooter Game of the Year (Megawards)

quizzley7 (21702) added Soulstar (SEGA CD) on Feb 16, 2004