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Super Star Soldier takes place in the far future, where you are the last hope for planet Earth, which is being attacked by an alien race.

The game features top-down view with vertical scrolling levels, similar to its predecessor Star Soldier. The game features the following game play modes: normal play, score play, 2 minutes play and 5 minutes play. Each level has its own tough boss at the end.


Super Star Soldier TurboGrafx-16 Title screen
Super Star Soldier TurboGrafx-16 Shoot the enemy and they might change in to a power up pod
Super Star Soldier TurboGrafx-16 Grab the green pod for a power up
Super Star Soldier TurboGrafx-16 Shoot the enemies

Promo Images

Super Star Soldier Screenshot
Super Star Soldier Screenshot
Super Star Soldier Screenshot
Super Star Soldier Screenshot


Alternate Titles

  • "スーパースターソルジャー" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

1UP! Aug 10, 2007 94 out of 100 94
Player One Sep, 1990 93 out of 100 93
The Video Game Critic Apr 27, 2006 B+ 83
TurboPlay Dec, 1990 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Video Games Dec, 1992 4 out of 5 80
GamePro (US) Feb, 1991 4 out of 5 80 Sep 21, 2020 8 out of 10 80
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Mar, 1991 28 out of 40 70
Power Play Sep, 1990 70 out of 100 70
The Games Machine (UK) Sep, 1990 66 out of 100 66


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Virtual Console release

One of the first TurboGrafx-16 releases for the Nintendo Wii Virtual Console. Released a mere week after the console's launch, it was preceded only by Bonk's Adventure and Bomberman '93.
koffiepad (10513) added Super Star Soldier (TurboGrafx-16) on Oct 31, 2005
Other platforms contributed by Corn Popper (69019), Michael Cassidy (21142) and Doppelgamer (304)