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Galvanic Gunner Aleste – PA56

Compile was responsible for dozens of games in the 80’s and 90’s but well-loved for their amazing shooters like the Aleste series. Aleste got its roots on the Sega Master System but made a portable detour on the Game Gear for two installments: GG Aleste (1991) and GG Aleste II: Lance Bird (1993). These vertical shooters are a… Read More »

Ristar: The Shooting Star – PA38

Sega’s Sonic Team released Ristar in 1995, quite late in the Sega Genesis lifespan which left many people unaware of the game’s existence. For the fortunate few that did play this game, we were rewarded with an amazing 16-bit platformer unlike anything else. If you played Ristar, you’ll remember the music from Tomoko Sasaki right… Read More »