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SolarStriker (Nintendo Game Boy, 1990)

  • $800


It is the year 2159 and Earth has been overcome by the forces of the planet Reticulon. Fortunately earth's best scientists and technicians have been at a secret base on the moon developing a super fighter ship, SolarStriker. Your objective is to pilot the SolarStriker in an attempt to free Earth from the Reticulon forces. Battle your way through six levels of play as you shoot lasers or missiles at the Reticulon army. Grab power-ups along the way to gain more shot power and eventually turbo missiles.

Solar Striker has been met with generally favorable reviews. It earned an overall score of 75% at GameRankings. Mean Machines described Solar Striker as "adequate", but noted there was a lack of material to keep players interested, giving the game a score of 69%. Allgame rated it 2.5/5, describing it as a "decent shooter but nothing great", and citing its difficulty as a deterrent to enjoying it. Games Are Fun gave it a 7 out of 10. German magazine Power Play praised the title for its variety in terms of enemies and levels, though noted the underlying simplicity of the game as well, giving it a score of 70%.
Product Information
Publisher Nintendo
Game SolarStriker
UPC 045496730055
Platform Nintendo Game Boy
Genre Scrolling Shooter
Control Elements Gamepad/Joystick
Number of Players 1
Release Year 1990
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