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Time to save the universe. Again.
With its mix of Asteroids-style gravity effects and Battle of the Planets-inspired anime visuals, this is a cracking little shooter that belongs in the collection of any fan of Xenon, Gradius or Raiden. It's got all the intense action you need, combined with slick visuals and some clever mechanics, and which makes for a supremely entertaining experience. There's probably some kind of story here but it all boils down to getting out into the galaxy and blasting the living daylights out of some nasty aliens, and which takes you through a series of scripted missions and randomly generated levels. Unlike most blasters however, you're going to need stealth as well as a fast trigger finger, as you'll face some very smart enemies which will need to be outflanked or which require other tactical movements to defeat. The game also makes use of the kind of physics system as seen in Asteroids, so it's not just a case of move and fire, and which again adds much to the game's appeal. There's a good range of resource-based weapons upgrades available too, which further enhances things. For the most part, this is a great little shooter that provides heaps of old-school entertainment. The variety of enemies and the randomly generated levels make the game very unpredictable, and the AI is pretty clever, making for a good level of challenge. The visuals are generally cool, with that nice cel-shaded anime look to them, although the backgrounds are a little drab. Throw in some nice effects and music and the responsive controls and you have a solid bet.