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DescriptionSpace Harrier II follows (very closely) in the footsteps of its predecessor and involves you (a Space Harrier) going off to save "Fantasy Land". This combined with the many flashing gaudy colors the game throws at you leads me to believe that it was born out of a bad acid trip.
There are 13 stages to complete by jetting around and blasting bad guys and bosses as they approach. The game is played from behind the main character and the landscape rushes up in 3D similar to the effect used in many car games such as Outrun.
The game uses many of the enemies and bosses from the first Space Harrier, but adds an array of new ones as well.
- "Space Harrier II Classic" -- iOS and Android release title
- "スペースハリアーII" -- Japanese spelling
Part of the Following Groups
- Genre: Chase-view / Space Harrier-style shooter
- Launch title: Mega Drive (Japan)
- SEGA Forever series
- Space Harrier series
|A Great Game To Begin A System With.||Genesis||Guy Chapman (1999)|
|ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment)||Atari ST||Mar, 1990||819 out of 1000||82|
|ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment)||Amiga||May, 1990||825 out of 1000||82|
|Computer and Video Games (CVG)||Atari ST||Mar, 1990||78 out of 100||78|
|Mean Machines||Genesis||Nov, 1990||77 out of 100||77|
|Computer and Video Games (CVG)||ZX Spectrum||Mar, 1990||77 out of 100||77|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||Amstrad CPC||Apr, 1990||8 out of 12||67|
|Zzap!||Amiga||Jun, 1990||65 out of 100||65|
|Zzap!||Commodore 64||Jun, 1990||55 out of 100||55|
|Nintendo Life||Wii||Dec 19, 2006||40|
|Power Play||Commodore 64||May, 1990||17 out of 100||17|
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Mega Drive Japanese launch titleSpace Harrier II, along with Super Thunder Blade, was one of the two titles available for the Sega Mega Drive upon its original Japanese launch in October 1988.
Genesis Credits (9 people)
Cover Artwork by:
Kotaro Hayashida (Ossale Kohta)Lead Programmer:
Keiichi Yamamoto (Yamaichi)Assistant Programmer:
Keiichi Yamamoto (Yamaichi)Monster Design:
Stresteles , Tarō ShizuokaGraphic Coordinator:
Works NishiSound Composer:
Tokuhiko Uwabo (Bo)Sound Programming:
Cover Artwork by: